Canadian Police Tolerates Piracy For Personal Use

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The Canadian police announced that it will stop targeting people who download copyrighted material for personal use. Their priority will be to focus on organized crime and copyright theft that affects the health and safety...

Canadian Study: Piracy Boosts CD Sales

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University of London researchers, Birgitte Andersen and Marion Frenz surveyed a large group of Canadians and concluded that that people who download more music actually buy more CDs: "We estimate that the effect of one...

Demonoid's Return Forces Canadian Users Out

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Earlier reports suggested that Demonoid was contacted by the CRIA, but with Demonoid's return, fiction has become fact. Demonoid reports: "We received a letter from a lawyer representing the CRIA, they were threatening with legal...

StarOffice scores Canadian win

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Sun Microsystems has recruited one of its biggest customers yet for its StarOffice software, signing a contract with the Ontario Ministry of Education covering 2.5 million students. The deal, signed May 27 but...

Ubisoft and EA spar in Canadian court

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Ubisoft Montreal rolls up the welcome mat--brings legal action against former Splinter Cell designers hired on to new Electronic Arts studio. In a court case that has received significant press in Montreal, but...

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