In 2005, two brothers in Kolkata, India launched Scrabulous, an online implementation of the board game Scrabble. With a few thousand regular players, it wasn’t about to replace World of…
Month: January 2008
in General, IP, Trademarks0by Editor
Europeans Crush “California Champagne”
Its not often that a small country like Belgium would have the bravado to take on the world’s superpower. But earlier this year David literally crushed Goliath in a geographical…
in Copyright, Digital Downloads, Infringement, IP, Music Industry1by Editor
Music Previews: Should Use of a Marketing Tool be Considered Fair Dealing for the Purpose of Research?
In October 2007, the Copyright Board of Canada rendered a decision regarding tariffs payable to SOCAN by online music services. As part of the Board’s decision it concluded that music…
in Copyright, Internet Sharing, IP, Music Industry0by Editor
Is content blocking coming to Canada?
According to this story in the Globe and Mail, the music industry is keen on getting Internet service providers (ISPs) to block traffic for users who sharing copyrighted music files.…