Day: September 27, 2011

Copyright and privacy bills to be introduced in House of CommonsCopyright and privacy bills to be introduced in House of Commons



The Government will likely introduce new Bills to amend the Copyright Act and the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) within the next few days. The Parliament of Canada Notice Paper for Wednesday September 28, 2011 provides notice that the Minister of Industry and Minister of State (Agriculture) will introduce ...

Signing Ceremony for the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) this WeekendSigning Ceremony for the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) this Weekend



The Japan Ministry of Foreign Affairs has issued a press release announcing that ACTA will be signed this weekend. Here is the text from the press release. On Saturday, October 1, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan will hold the signing ceremony for the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement ...

Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2011-09-27Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2011-09-27



L'Oréal, eBay and tyranny of the unknown http://t.co/3PEGQYFd # Hackers may have had head start in Ottawa cyberattack: documents http://t.co/XJopNZJ9 # Council of Europe countries agree to protect internet freedom of expression http://t.co/l5dFFFbZ # Does amateur creativity make copyright obsolete? http://t.co/yoI2Os2N… ...