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Canadian Broadcasters Seek New Internet Regulation 171

An anonymous reader writes "Michael Geist's weekly Toronto Star column reports that the Canadian broadcasting community, including broadcasters, copyright collectives, and actor labor unions, are all calling on Canada's broadcast regulator to increase its regulation of the Internet. Some groups want sites such as YouTube to be subject to Canadian content requirements, while the broadcasters want to stop U.S. broadcasters from streaming television shows online into Canada."

Comment Re:I got no insurance (Score 2, Insightful) 348

ill-defined caveat regarding the nebulous property of 'percieved value to others'.

It is not nebulous or ill-defined at all, it is quite plainly spelled out in the narcotics laws of your local jurisdiction, which are by definition the local standards for materials that impose a higher perceived cost than benefit. If none of this makes sense to you, try Tierra del Fuego, I hear you can set up your anarchy there for little cost.

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Journal Journal: I never write.

So I know that I never write in this. I think that I've been lurking through my friends' journals long enough now.
Why write now? you ask...well I happen to be sitting here watching the worst movie I have ever seen before in my life. The movie is called Seamless. It isn't like any movie normal bad movie though, for some reason I can't just turn it off.
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Journal Journal: G5 on 10/15

Never thought I'd resort to blogging, but my goodness, look what's happened.
At least if I blog here it'll be uh.. stealthy?

Well, I ordered my dual 2Ghz G5 back in July. Went all out with the 23" Cinema Display, the Logitech Z-680's, the whole works. Didn't order memory from Apple since it's a bit cheaper to get it from Crucial.

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Journal Journal: Consumer End Industry Woes 2

Eastman Kodak Company just announced 4500 to 6000 cuts by the end of the year in "administrative, staff, research and development, and consumer imaging." They need to reduce their budget by 300 million in order to keep doing business. This is the seventh quarter out of ten that Kodak has done some sort of layoff. Yet Dan Carp (CEO) continues to make 7.6 million a year. Notice also that Antonio Perez has an unreported salary (he is new to this pos

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