Is the iPod tax just another packaged political phrase of 2010, or is it a real expense consumers may soon have to face?
In a somewhat surprising move last month, Lily Allen came out heavily in support of proposed U.K. anti-file sharing legislation. The “three-strikes” legislation, which would ban copyright infringers from the Internet after three offences, has been called heavy-handed by many, but Allen believed piracy was a problem too big to ignore.
A panel aimed at raising awareness of copyright uses in the classroom setting was held Oct. 7 in the Learning Commons of the Murray Library. Most of the questions were asked by faculty inquiring about whether they could use Internet content in lectures.
After years of minority governments, people have gotten used to constant talk of elections. But whether or not Canadians go to the polls this fall, the recently formed Pirate Party of Canada is vying for voters' attention. “A lot of people hear ”˜Pirate Party' and assume that it's all about ”˜get your content for free,' ”