Whenever Michael Geist starts in about “separating fiction from fact”, you know that you better fasten your seatbelt because the truth is about to have a bumpy flight. The Canadian Parliament is considering major changes to its copyright law at the moment in the form of a new copyright bill (“Bill C-32”). The new law […]
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Lessig (EFF board member): “What we [copyfighters] want to tell Hollywood is get over it….They want to break the Internet….We don’t have to change the essential character of the Internet to protect this one tiny industry.” I find great value in my email subscription from the AmeriKat, it’s an easy way to find out what the […]
For those watching how the rich get richer, you may have noticed that Senator Ron Wyden was cooing to Ed Black of the CCIA, a lobbying group of which Google is a member, about how evil is the Combating Online Infringement and Counterfeiting Act. Senator Wyden is from Oregon. You may ask yourself what is a […]
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In case you only read Declan McCullough’s column in CNET, a big part of the Combating Online Infringement and Counterfeiting Act is to stop thieves who are propped up by US adserving companies–like Google, a familiar name around the McCullough household. (Which may explain why the usual suspects are pitching a fit.) Another surprise to the […]