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Canadian Copyright, Fair Dealing and Education, Part Four: Fixing Fair Dealing for the Digital Age: My series on Canadian copyright, fair dealing, and education has explored spending and revenue data at universities and publishers, explained the diminishing value of the Access Copyright licence, and conducted a detailed analysis of site licensing on Canadian campuses which demonstrates the foun...
Canadian Copyright, Fair Dealing and Education, Part Three: Exploring the Impact of Site Licensing at Canadian Universities: My series on Canadian copyright, fair dealing, and education has thus far explored spending and revenue data at universities and publishers as well as explained why the Access Copyright licence is diminishing in value. This post provides original data on the impact of site licensing at universiti...
Canadian Copyright, Fair Dealing and Education, Part Two: The Declining Value of the Access Copyright Licence: The Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology copyright review has focused exclusively on fair dealing and education to date, hearing from a broad spectrum of witnesses that education spending on licences has increased since 2012, that publisher profit margins have gone up during the...
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GDPR Your Domains For Sale? How to Keep Your Domain Name Lottery Ticket Alive: Have you ever sold a domain name that was just sitting in your registrar account? Maybe it was for that idea you had, but never found the time to develop. Perhaps it was for a business or website you once ran and then let go by the wayside. Then one day, out of the blue, that dormant domain turne...
.APP gTLD Signs of Life Web Usage Survey: When a new TLD goes into General Availability or Land Rush, the first few days are filled with registrations that reflect how the market perceives the TLD. Registrants may register domain names to develop or for speculative purposes. Others register to protect their brand. The first major web usa...
Telesat Begins Testing Low-Earth Orbit Satellite Internet Service: SpaceX and OneWeb get a lot of publicity and have ambitious plans, but Telesat is the first low-Earth orbit (LEO) satellite Internet service provider to begin testing with potential resellers. Last January, Telesat launched a demonstration satellite and it is now ready for testing. Maritime con...
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CIRA partners with Akamai to enhance cybersecurity solutions for Canadians: Today, the Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) announced it has signed an agreement with Akamai Technologies to license Akamai’s DNS security-enabling solutions to power D-Zone DNS Firewall. This partnership, which builds upon the previous agreement between CIRA and Nominum (acquired ...
SIDN Signs Up For nic.at Anycast Network RcodeZero In More Industry Consolidation: The Dutch and Austrian ccTLD managers, SIDN and nic.at, have signed a cooperation agreement under which all domains managed by SIDN will additionally be hosted on the nic.at anycast network RcodeZero DNS. The agreement was announced by SIDN’s CEO Roelof Meijer and nic.at CEO Richard Wein on the s...
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MEC Election: Why I'm voting for Steve Jones: We Mountain Equipment Co-op members are voting from now through May 25 to elect 3 directors. I'm voting for Steve Jones because he pushes strongly to restore democratic member control, which the incumbent board has been undermining for several years now – see: theglobeandmail.com/report-on-busi...
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Relaunching Unrest.ca: In the coming months I'm going to be relaunching this website. Stay tuned. 
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Do you know where your data have been?:  Op-ed  Marita Moll Ottawa Citizen Sept. 26, 2013 So you go home, turn to your computer loaded with anti-virus, anti-spying and anti-malware programs, to talk to your brother in Boston via the secured Internet connection in your house. Bingo! Everything you just did is now part of the U.S. Nation...

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The above ballot includes the CIRA CEO's blog (Public Domain), three CIRA directors' blogs (Michael Geist, Kevin McArthur, Kerry Brown), and a VoterMedia blog. If this were a funded blog competition these might not be included, but given the lack of funding and consequent lack of independent blogs, it's helpful to include these "non-independent" blogs.

This Votermedia ballot is not currently funded. It is displayed as a demo for if and when there is funding. Without funding there may be few votes, which makes the rankings less meaningful.

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