Copyright amendments misguided

Friday, January 18th, 2008

January 18, 2008 Ed Cartoon

Under mounting pressure from recording companies and lobbying groups, Canada’s federal government is currently considering implementing new copyright legislation, that could end fair dealing " the right to reproduce materials for personal use. (read more)

Rogers taking advantage of students

Convoluted customer service screws us over

Friday, January 18th, 2008

The following diatribe is an honest account and has not been exaggerated, because frankly, it needs no embellishment.

Chances are good that if you’re a student at Western, you will inevitably have a dispute with your cable/cell phone provider over a technical malfunction, or perhaps an unusually high bill. (read more)

Obama had it rough growing up

Friday, January 18th, 2008

Re: “F-: Barack Obama”
Jan. 15, 2007

To the editor:
I too like Barack Obama, though he’s not my first choice. However, how do you go about writing stuff about him when you clearly don’t know what you’re talking about?

Have you only listened to, or watched, half a media clip about him? Are you eating what Hilary Clinton is feeding you?

I saw no mention in your little “article” about his father being from Kenya, or his father going to Harvard based on full (or partially full) scholarship, at the cost of his marriage. (read more)


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