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Copyright owners have struggled to protect their intellectual property since the dawn of the Internet. New services have evolved to help businesses monitor and react to unauthorized use of their trademarks, text, videos, music, and images. Every company should actively monitor for infringement, even if only with a search engine. But there is a larger...

Abu Sayyaf hostages

RCMP to investigate Ridsdel murder in the Philippines?

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) is poised to launch an investigation into the murder of Canadian tourist John Ridsdel, who was beheaded by terrorists in the Philippines this week. The Islamist militant group called Abu Sayaff, was earlier demanding US$21 million each for the release of Ridsdel, another Canadian and two other people who...