Tag Archives: technology

Another Announcement About TPP Wrapping Up Publishes

The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), one of the trade deals that has little to do with trade and more to do with fulfilling global corporate interests, is in the news again. Recently, a press release said that the agreement is close to being wrapped up. Will this be the announcement that signals a finalization is on […]

A Discussion With Russell McOrmond on Hollywoods New Intel Chip

Just shortly after new years, news surfaced on multiple websites where Intel was developing a chip that would support high definition copy protected content for streaming purposes. The news intrigued us, so we discussed some of the issues that came up with coordinator of Digital Copyright Canada and Canadian consultant Russell McOrmond.

Swedish Copyright Collective – Technology Is Killing the Blank Disc Star

When was the last time you burned a CD or a DVD? If you haven’t done that in a while, you aren’t alone according to a copyright collective that collects royalties on blank discs. With slumping blank disc sales, the royalty collecting agency is scrambling to find the next thing to tax to keep revenue […]