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 #
  • Music Companies Want Pirate Bay Founders to Pay Fine #
  • Don’t Blame the Horse: For none of us are as cruel as all of us #
  • Blogged:Editions du Seuil v Google:what reasons did the French court give for holding Google liable for copyright infringement? #
  • Microsoft pulls Office from own online store – Computerworld #
  • Porn more morally acceptable than copyright downloads: poll –