U.S. copyright hearing goes into 2012

U.S. copyright hearing goes into 2012

WASHINGTON -- A hearing to debate and amend the controversial Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) in the U.S. House of...

December 20th, 2011 Grant Gross

Supporters defend U.S. online piracy bill

Supporters defend U.S. online piracy bill

WASHINGTON -- Sponsors of the controversial U.S. Stop Online Piracy Act defended the legislation Wednesday, saying the proposal is needed...

November 16th, 2011 Grant Gross

New version of copyright pact gets mixed reviews

New version of copyright pact gets mixed reviews

A near-final version of the international Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) released this week won praise from organizations representing copyright holders...

October 7th, 2010 Grant Gross

Microsoft boosts access to secure development docs

Microsoft boosts access to secure development docs

Looking to broaden access to its security practices for software development, Microsoft plans to shift the licensing for its Security...

August 26th, 2010 Paul Krill

ISPs await new version of copyright act

ISPs await new version of copyright act

Internet service providers are watching Ottawa carefully after a report that the government is about to re-introduce copyright legislation virtually...

May 19th, 2010 Howard Solomon

DOJ gives thumbs down to Google book search settlement

DOJ gives thumbs down to Google book search settlement

In a big blow to Google Inc.'s efforts to build a massive digital-books marketplace and library, the U.S. Department of...

February 5th, 2010 Juan Carlo Perez

Did copyright reform prevent a Conservative majority?

Did copyright reform prevent a Conservative majority?

While another Conservative minority most likely signals the return of the controversial Bill C-61 on copyright reform, at least one...

October 14th, 2008 Rafael Ruffolo

Appeal court rules in favour of open source

Appeal court rules in favour of open source

Open-source software has been in widespread use for longer than most people realize-consider the majority of Web sites running on...

August 17th, 2008 Maureen Garde and Jeffrey Neuburger

Copyright critics promote cause with comic book

Copyright critics promote cause with comic book

For those who flip to the “funny pages” when they pick up a newspaper, a Vancouver-based copyright reform activist group...

June 15th, 2008 Rafael Ruffolo