Day: March 4, 2010

The speech from the throne: a digital strategy and IP reformThe speech from the throne: a digital strategy and IP reform



Yesterday’s Speech from the Throne  gives us an insight into the Government’s legislative plans. Many of the initiatives in the throne speech are clearly needed to help bring Canada into the 21st century and to address the threats and opportunities that face us as Canadians and as citizens of a larger world community.

The Government placed significant emphasis on implementing new measures for success in the modern economy and in particular, for building the jobs and industries of the future.

Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2010-03-04Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2010-03-04



  • Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2010-03-03 http://goo.gl/fb/MEow #
  • IIPA 301 Report: Spanish Music Biz Down 65% In 5 Years due to piracy http://ow.ly/1dEDD #
  • German Biz Welcomes Telecoms Data Storage Ruling http://bit.ly/bFbeVq #
  • Is Pirate Bay ins Contempt for ignoring Dutch court order http://ow.ly/1dEKu #
  • US Suprems Court rules copyright registration requirement does not restrict subject-matter jurisdiction for suits for unregistered works #
  • US 5th Circuit confirms that p2p file sharing violates US Copyright Act and awards damages in Maverick v Harper 2010 WL 653322 #
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