Hashtag Trending – Toronto’s Big Data conference; Facebook glitch makes private posts public; goodbye to memes?

4000 participants will be descending onto the 6ix this week for the Big Data Toronto Conference and Expo. A Facebook glitch briefly made private posts public. And new copyright legislation proposed by the

Published on: June 11th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Hashtag Trending: Aug. 3, 2017 – Shopify’s new hardware, Apple beats estimates

Shopify’s new products are for in-person sales, Apple’s got a ton of cash, and a cable TV crackdown. Trending on Product Hunt is Shopify’s new Chip and Swipe Reader. It’s a wireless device

Published on: August 3rd, 2017 Brian Jackson

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?

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

Published on: September 25th, 2013 Candice So

Canadian teens pay for music downloads

Here's more proof that Canada is not a Pirate's Haven after all. A recent survey by market research firm Ipsos Reid Canada indicates that Canadian teens are increasingly choosing to pay for music

Published on: March 6th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Canadian copyright bill digitally locked and loaded

By Nestor E. Arellano  The most recent iteration of the Canadian copyright reform bill which the government tabled yesterday is being praised by many for balancing the interests of copyright holders and consumers

Published on: September 29th, 2011 Nestor Arellano

How IT pros can avoid legal gotchas

As an IT pro, you could get in legal trouble without even realizing it. You may be liable for civil damages, criminal fines, and/or jail time if, while doing your job, you intentionally

Published on: July 21st, 2010 Peter S. Vogel

Copyright bill strikes discordant note with Canadian musicians, consumer groups

Canadian artists as well as other consumers will be singing the blues, while big businesses reap mega profits if Bill C-61 – the proposed amendment to the Copyright Act – is passed into

Published on: June 17th, 2008 Nestor Arellano