"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.
"While it may be understandable for technology policy to take a
back seat to health care, national defence, and tax policy, an
election campaign would be an ideal time to generate discussion and
learn about positions on issues that typically stir debate
throughout the year..."