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A friend of a friend found an old newspaper inside the wall of a house he was renovating -- not an uncommon thing to find, since many people used them for insulation. But this one is really old: it's a copy of The Globe (a newspaper published in Toronto) from February, 1864. That's three years…
I don't want to get all patriotic on you or anything, but I came across a couple of tributes to our home and native land (okay -- my home and native land anyway) and they were sufficiently funny and yet true at the same time that I couldn't help but take note of them. One…

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Six months after it was first scheduled to hit the legislature, the government's proposed copyright law was tabled in the House this morning, giving critics a first look at the law that they have been rallying against for the better part of two years. Although Industry Minister Jim Prentice is trying to rally support for…

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(Note: This is cross-posted from my Globe and Mail blog) Are you sure that all of the songs on your iPod were legally acquired? What about the music or movies or other digital content on your laptop? You could be subjected to some nasty questioning next time you cross the border, if a new international…

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If you're an Apple fan who has been waiting for the iPhone -- or at least an "official" version of the iPhone -- for lo, these many months, your heart probably leaped at the word from Rogers Communications supremo Ted Rogers this morning that he has signed a deal with Apple to launch a maple-flavoured…

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