Tag Archives: Blocking

Taking a look at ‘time blocking’

Not long ago, I mentioned my horror at the idea of using your calendar to schedule your entire day (in 15-minute increments). Apparently, some folks do that. More power to them. It’s not for me. On the other hand (when … Continue reading

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Website blocking effective without over blocking: EUFA v British Telecommunications

Site blocking is an important tool to reduce online copyright piracy. As I argued in a recent blog post, Website blocking proposal good policy, there are persuasive reasons why these orders should also be available in Canada. Some opponents of … Continue reading

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Internet blocking in schools: not such a good idea, it turns out

Despite being published in 2010, I somehow managed to miss until now these remarkably sensible research findings from Ofsted on internet blocking in schools: Restricting pupils' access to websites may actually impair their judgement, making them more "vulnerable" to paedophiles … Continue reading

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No longer a blocking minority against extending the term of protection for certain related rights

by Johan Axhamn As highlighted in a previous post by one of my fellow Kluwer Copyright bloggers, and others, a proposal by the European Commission for a directive on an extension of the term of protection for fixations of performances … Continue reading

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Blocking Your Mark From Registration as a .XXX Domain Name

Today begins the inaptly named Sunrise B Period, the span between September 7 and October 28, 2011 when registered trademark owners not wishing to have their brands associated with adult entertainment websites can apply to registrars to prevent others from … Continue reading

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