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“Copyright – See Anti-counterfeiting and Anti-piracy”

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A short read from Carrie Russell, Director of the Program on Public Access to Information in the Office for Information Technology Policy (OITP) of the American Library Association. 71 more words


Indie Telecom Lobbying Efforts Putting Users at Risk

I recently wrote about how BMG/Rightscorp have been providing false and misleading notices for ISPs to hand over to users suspected of downloading.  While most are focusing on the Government, questions have arisen on what role these ISPs have in the new copyright legislation yet again.  512 more words

Digital Policy

Governments Cyber-bullying Front Man Gets Taken To Task Online

Glen Canning, the governments’ sales person on the controversial cyber-bullying bill has received a lot of flak recently from internet users over the past few days, for tweeting out a compromising picture on social media of an MSVU professor.  758 more words

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Copyright Notice Scheme Fails in 8 Days Due to Trolls

Since January 1st 2015, Canadians that download off of bit-torrent started to get “copyright infringement” notices.  I’ve even questioned the amount of money Canadian Internet providers could make on the process.  405 more words


Self-Expressionism And The Hypocrisy of Politics

(Credit: Olive Bites Blog)

Yesterday like many across the world, I became glued to newscasts as events unfolded in France regarding the shooting of satire cartoonists, and journalists. 883 more words

Digital Policy


I’ve had a quite a break on this blog and Linux-stuff in general. Here’s the first assignment of the “Linux as a Server” -course I’m taking this semester. 448 more words


Linked-In fine print...

…allows the company  to do anything  it pleases with any and all of your stuff,  whenever it wishes,  without notice or recompense.   I’ll bet you didn’t realize that when you signed up,  but it’s a timely reminder to READ THE SMALL PRINT!