Day: January 12, 2010

Eight things worth proroguing on TV: Pirating TV shows from BitTorrentEight things worth proroguing on TV: Pirating TV shows from BitTorrent



Did anyone catch John Doyle’s article in The Globe and Mail last week titled “Just copy Our Glorious Leader: Eight things worth proroguing on TV”?

In musing about Parliament being prorogued he suggested a list of 8 TV related items that should be prorogued. In one of them he makes the point that pirating TV shows over BitTorrent and other file sharing networks is not a victimless act. It can affect the lives of ordinary Canadians who directly or indirectly earn a living in the industry.

Computer & Internet Law Updates for 2010-01-12Computer & Internet Law Updates for 2010-01-12



  • Should users have the right to delete old information from social networks? France is reportedly debating this http://bit.ly/6GKr1k #
  • Music Companies Want Pirate Bay Founders to Pay Fine http://bit.ly/6QeaJ3 #
  • Don’t Blame the Horse: For none of us are as cruel as all of us http://bit.ly/4HkrGr #
  • Blogged:Editions du Seuil v Google:what reasons did the French court give for holding Google liable for copyright infringement? http://ow.ly/VeMM #
  • Microsoft pulls Office from own online store – Computerworld http://viigo.im/22On #
  • Porn more morally acceptable than copyright downloads: poll – PCWorld.co.nz