Yes Virginia, you can resell software licenses but only in Europe!

It's just after Christmas and with the holiday spirit in mind, I want to let that "software" Santa is alive and well but only in Europe! So what's this about? Many organizations have

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 14th, 2014 Catherine Aczel Boivie

Yes Virginia, you can resell software licenses – but only in Europe!

It's just before Christmas and with the holiday spirit in mind, I want to let you know that "Software" Santa is alive and well - but only in Europe! So what's this about?

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 23rd, 2013 Catherine Aczel Boivie

Business Software Alliance settles with Quebec company over software licence dispute

The Business Software Alliance (BSA) has settled out-of-court with a Quebec company, reaching a settlement over litigation for copyright infringement. In an press release dated Sept. 10, the BSA said it first contacted

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 25th, 2013 Candice So

Canadian business and technology associations oppose anti-spam regulations

A list of 13 business and technology associations in Canada are using the opportunity to comment on the proposed anti-spam regulations to fight for the right to put spyware on your computer and

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 6th, 2013 Brian Jackson

TekSavvy buys more time in copyright case vs Hollywood studio

An independent Chatham, Ont.-based Internet service provider has bought itself more time to inform subscribers they may be the target of lawsuits from a Hollywood movie studio.A judge granted an adjournment in court

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 14th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Hollywood studio’s bid to get TekSavvy customer information delayed

A Los Angeles-based movie production studio that is suing a small Chatham, Ont.-based Internet Service Provider (ISP) for its customer’s personal information will have to wait at least a bit longer to have

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 18th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Government adds ‘insult to injury’ as musicians denied microSD levy

The Canadian Private Copying Collective (CPCC) reminded everyone today they are upset about the government's decision to exempt microSD cards from a levy for the right to copy music to the external storage

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 8th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Apple imitator ‘Goophone’ highlights IP challenges in China

In China, you can buy iPhone 5 knockoffs before the Apple release this month.  The “Goophone” looks remarkably like the iPhone 5 with the big caveat that it runs the Android OS. Apple,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 17th, 2012 Monica Goyal

Linking is not copyright infringement, Federal Court finds

By Danny Titolo Justice Rennie of the Federal Court of Canada recently issued a ruling in the ever so uncertain area of online content. The lawsuit concerned Richard Warman and the National Post

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 12th, 2012 Monica Goyal

Oracle, Google both end up losers in latest patent trial

by Monica Goyal Google was once again in the news with another patent dispute, now with Oracle. This time the drama happened in the courtroom, right in the public eye. The question in

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 29th, 2012 Monica Goyal

Will Canada Post lawsuit against GeoCoder affect your business?

Are postal codes copyrighted material? Does Canada Post own the copyright to this data? If you are a marketer or a business that collects, curates and uses postal codes, the recent copyright infringement

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 13th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Canadian music publishers sing from SOPA playbook on Bill C-11?

The Canadian Music Publishers Association wants provisions akin to the United States' Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) included in Canada's proposed copyright act Bill C-11, according to an Internet law and privacy expert.The

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 7th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Business Software Alliance’s latest weird argument for stronger IP laws

The Business Software Alliance has found a newly imagined detriment of Canada’s supposedly sub-par intellectual property laws – make sure you’re sitting down for this shocker – it’s slowing down the advancement of

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 28th, 2012 Brian Jackson

6 file sharing sites serve as MegaUpload alternatives

The U.S. government's shutdown of MegaUpload might have seemed like bad news for online file sharing, but it could be a boon for other file sharing sites -- at least those that aren't

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 25th, 2012 Jared Newman