Sony’s peril causes hackers to pile on the pressure

The apparent ease with which hackers have breached Sony networks in recent days shows how much work is still needed to fully secure the company's networks, analysts say.Sony, along with three external security

Published on: May 24th, 2011 Jaikumar Vijayan

Why intellectual property is profitable

By David French The theme of this website is getting technology, to market. This is an honorable objective. Indeed, I would like to present why intellectual property is a key part of the

Published on: April 25th, 2011 ITBusiness Staff

Why intellectual property is profitable

By David French The theme of this series is getting technology, to market. This is an honorable objective. Indeed, I would like to present why intellectual property is a key part of the

Published on: April 6th, 2011 ITBusiness Staff

‘Pirate’ sites dispute digital copyright infringement report

Owners of three Web sites said to be involved in digital piracy in a new paper have objected to the label, saying they provide legitimate and legal services. The paper, from brand protection

Published on: January 13th, 2011 Grant Gross

ITBusiness.ca’s top 5 videos of 2010

What makes a video compelling? It's a question we often as ourselves here at ITBusiness.ca as we look to bring the best in technology news to the Web in multiple formats - text,

Published on: December 16th, 2010 ITBusiness Staff

Tech pirates can drive innovation

Lately it seems, tech pirates and mavericks are being rounded up, given the squeeze or worse made to walk the plank.Very few would probably sympathize with the recently busted cyber crime ring responsible

Published on: December 9th, 2010 ITBusiness Staff

E-book piracy different from music, movies

By Keir Thomas While browsing a social news site the other day, I came across a link to an e-book search engine. Sadly, alongside the many free e-books available, such as those from

Published on: December 1st, 2010 IDG News Service

Video Rewind: iPod levy – a needed support for artists or an unfair tax?

Politicians are expected to debate the merits of a levy added on to iPods and other digital audio devices at upcoming comittee meetings taking a look at Bill C-32, the Copyright Modernization Act.Such

Published on: November 11th, 2010 ITBusiness Staff

Digital locks, iPod levy are Copyright bill contentions

Content creators and copyright owners are hoping to change the Copyright Modernization Act to be more to their liking as it goes to a parliamentary committee.Bill C-32 passed second reading in the House

Published on: November 8th, 2010 Brian Jackson

ISPs would be ineffective, privacy-invasive copyright enforcers

Do you want the company maintaining your connection to the Internet to keep tabs on the content you’re browsing? A group of software vendors thinks that’s a good idea. The Autumnal Equinox is upon us

Published on: September 20th, 2010 Brian Jackson

Pirate Party of Canada seeks new captain

The Pirate Party of Canada (PPCA) is set to conduct its first leadership elections Aug. 19 in what one candidate describes as a sink or sail moment for the federal party. Despite its

Published on: July 29th, 2010 Brian Jackson

Clement, Moore play good cop, bad cop on copyright debate

The copyright reform debate has been controversial since Conservative MPs James Moore and Tony Clement launched last summer’s copyright consultations process. It’s often depicted as a divisive issue, pitting copyright owners and industry

Published on: June 25th, 2010 Brian Jackson

Moore calls copyright critics ‘radical extremists’

Canadian Heritage Minister James Moore slammed critics of his copyright reform bill on Tuesday, calling them “radical extremists” who are trying to “drum up fear” about the proposed bill. Moore was speaking in

Published on: June 25th, 2010 Brian Jackson

On brink of closure, Limewire seeks settlement with recording industry

Beleaguered file-sharing software maker LimeWire LLC said it still hopes to settle a dispute with the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) even as a federal court in New York appears set to

Published on: June 11th, 2010 Jaikumar Vijayan