A major scandal is brewing in Australia. The Copyright Agency is accused of stealing $15 million in royalties and funnelling the money into a fund used for lobbying.
British parliamentarians have approved of Theresa May’s snap election. The question some may have is what will happen to the Digital Economy Bill?
There’s been talk off and on about the re-negotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Often overlooked are the digital rights issues that lurk beneath the surface.
As the clock ticks down towards passage, the Open Rights Group has blasted the Digital Economy Bill. Among the concerns, the group says it is a “privacy disaster waiting to happen”.
Reports are surfacing that there is another trade agreement that is currently being negotiated: JEFTA (EU-Japan Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Agreement). The trade agreement is between Europe and Japan.
Reports are surfacing that Canada will begin implementing the hugely controversial Comprehensive Economic Trade Agreement. They say most of it will kick in on July 1.
In two days, the UK Digital Economy Bill will reach the report stage. This is the second to last step before clearing the House of Lords.
For years, YouTube has been a major portal for new talent to share their creations with the world. While more artists and more genre’s of music are finally able to break out into a wider audience, the RIAA (Recording Industry Association of America), along with other major corporations, are petitioning the US government to choke […]
Proponents of the hugely controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement have tried just about everything to try and sell the agreement to Canadians. While they have tried denial in the past, they have gone on to other tactics as well. Now, it seems they have gone back to just denying what is in the agreement. For […]
The Trans-Pacific Partnership continues to spark debate in some circles even going into the new year. We’ve been researching this agreement for years now and have already begun debunking myths perpetuated by TPP supporters. Richard C. Owens has published a piece supposedly debunking “alarmism” about the IP provisions in the TPP, but the claims may […]