Day: January 10, 2009

January 10, 2009

Broadband Tax?

The RIAA has recently settled a number of actions related to DRM issues.  However, don’t expect them to stop.  This blog has pointed out (and rightly so) that we should expect the RIAA to start to lobby the US government to impose a blanket broadband tax to penalize everyone for pirates. A similar thing was tried by the Canadian version of the RIAA.  Here’s a […]

January 10, 2009

UN Chief Accuses Israel of War Crimes

So it’s official now, but when will the Canadian mainstreeam media report on this ? Let’s wait and see. Navi Pillay, the UN high commissioner for human rights, has called for "credible, independent and transparent" investigations into possible violations of humanitarian law, and singled out an incident this week in Zeitoun, south-east of Gaza City, where up to 30 Palestinians in one house were killed […]