Accusations of abuse are flying in Australia right now. A construction company has demanded an ISP block another construction website based on claims of copyright infringement. The demand is going to be tested in court.
Supporters of the Trans-Pacific Partnership have, until now, used the lack of official text as a shield from criticism. Now that the text is officially released, it seems that supporters are having a particularly hard time defending the agreement. We debunk some of the claims made to support the TPP.
After years of negotiation, the text of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) has officially been released.
Justin Trudeau, Canada’s next prime minister, will be armed with the backing of a Liberal Majority government. Some have hoped that he really did represent change from the Conservative party, but a phone call with a Japanese prime minister suggests that, like outgoing prime minister Stephen Harper, Trudeau may be supporting the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).
False DMCA (Digital Millennium Copyright Act) takedown notices have become an all too common occurrence in the US. Recently, a man received a DMCA takedown over a video he created and published and subsequently licensed to Sony. The DMCA notice was sent by non other than Sony.
Music Canada, formerly known as CRIA (Canadian Recording Industry Association), has announced in a press release that their next lobbying effort intends “to rebalance the copyright regime and ensure the business needs of the music sector are met.” For long time supporters of digital rights, the timing of this could signal the beginning of an […]
The Canadian election was certainly based around the concept of change. With the Liberal majority win, it could very well be change for the worse. We look into what could be in the future for digital rights.
Canada is currently in the midst of a federal election. While a few issues to get in the news, digital rights has fallen by the wayside. We here at Freezenet aim to help change that by bringing it front and center here.
There’s been a recent announcement that says the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) has been finalized. While the announcement may sound like an end, it actually signals the beginning of the next major battle between the people and major corporate conglomerates. We highlight one of the many battlefields: digital rights.
We have finished analyzing three major trade agreements. These agreements include the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA), and the Trades in Services Agreement (TiSA). We’ve made a lot of findings between the three of them, so we’ve decided to offer a quick overview of what we found.