Microsoft Corp. can likely use an "easy technical work-around" to sidestep a recent injunction by a Texas federal judge that bars the company from selling Word, a patent attorney said today.The ruing against
Canada's copyright stakeholders agree that our legislation is badly out of date and needs to be updated to reflect the modern, digital realities while striking a fair balance between the rights of creators
In a major victory for the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), a federal jury one week ago fined Boston University student Joel Tenenbaum $675,000 for illegally downloading and distributing 30 copyrighted songs.
Canada's government has opened the door for consultations on copyright reform and reignited the debate on digital locks or digital rights management (DRM) and whether it's ever okay to tamper with it. Digital
The woman ordered to pay $1.92 million in fines for illegally distributing 24 copyrighted songs said she will appeal, and called the June 18 jury verdict "excessive, shocking and monstrous." In a 13-page
Admitting that they plagiarized, the Conference Board of Canada has withdrawn a trio of reports on copyright piracy in Canada, despite initially defending the research.The reports Intellectual Property Rights in the Digital Economy;
Consider this: You're an executive at a small proprietary software firm called GoGetter Software. Your only product is GoGetter 1.0, which your employees developed over two and half years. At a trade show,
A broad alliance of Canadian consumer advocacy groups is deeply concerned the Feds may be poised to introduce legislation that mirrors U.S. digital copyright laws, which severely limit consumer rights.Coalition members include the