WikiLeaks reports that WikiLeaks cables reveal that the United States has been pressuring Canada to strengthen its copyright laws. The cable suggests that Canada be put on the Special 301 Priority Watch List due to its “weak” prosecution of intellectual property laws. Canadian officials responded to the inquiries, promising to pass stronger laws, but no further action has been taken on either side. Read the full article at

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Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and writes a popular daily business blog. He's a bestselling author, and the creator of the popular, free online course, Generative AI for Execs. Follow @shellypalmer or visit



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