Toronto Star: Parties the same? Not on tech issues

Surprising answers emerge from surveys

With much at stake, there's little debate

MICHAEL GEIST

LAW BYTES

With the federal election now just one week away, millions of voters are sizing up the national parties' positions on a wide range of issues. For those interested in technology law and policy issues — including copyright, spam, and privacy — the election campaign has been a disappointment as technology policy has barely registered on the election-issue radar.

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Great article

I've submitted a story to slashdot.org as well, linking to the newspaper article.

Other links

I am wanting to maintain a series of links to this article. Some of the BLOGS also have places to add comments that may be interesting to read:

* [Linux Today | http://linuxtoday.com/it_management/2004062102026OSLLPB]
* [Rabble | http://www.rabble.ca/babble/ultimatebb.php?ubb=get_topic&f=35&t=000380]
* [NewsForge | http://newsvac.newsforge.com/article.pl?sid=04/06/21/147245]
* [SlashDot | http://yro.slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=04/06/22/2057252]
* [EFFector | http://www.eff.org/effector/17/23.php#mini]

And some mailing lists:

* [CanOpenER | http://lists.canopener.ca/pipermail/discuss/2004-June/001525.html]
* [Universal Access Canada | http://vancouvercommunity.net/lists/arc/cpi-ua/2004-06/msg00031.html]
* [Forum on Patenting of Life | http://lists.riseup.net/www/arc/fpl-fbv/2004-06/msg00014.html]


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