Pirate raid on Mac App Store raises security concerns

Less than 24 hours after Apple launched the Mac App Store, hackers have found a simple way to pirate applications from the store. Applications from the Mac App Store that skimp on digital

Published on: January 10th, 2011 Daniel Ionescu and Ben Camm-Jones

Student who illegally shared music files must now pay $67,500

Even after cutting a damages award in a music file-sharing case to one-tenth the original sum, a judge said Friday the new fine was still excessive. The federal judge in Massachusetts on Friday

Published on: July 13th, 2010 Nancy Gorhing

Canada in dire need of copyright law reform, says musicians’ group

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

Published on: July 29th, 2009 Brian Jackson

Canada’s first online movie streaming service unveiled

It's billed at Canada's first "legit" online film and TV shows streaming service, and the firm offering it – Ottawa-based Zip.ca – is relying on certain factors to make it a resounding success.These

Published on: July 7th, 2009 Nestor Arellano

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