The Ontario online gambling advertising bill, introduced as a private member’s bill, appears to have some life. The bill has received second reading and is headed to committee. John Gregory reports that the bill has support from the Woodbine Entertainment Group, which may be looking to protect its horse racing […]
Archive for March, 2006
Exciting news today from Access Copyright and Creative Commons Canada as the two are joining forces to establish a public domain registry. The registry should assist in identifying works in the public domain in Canada and will be further supported by the Wikimedia Foundation to allow individuals to contribute to […]
The European Commission has announced that at least six million books, documents and other cultural works are to be put online and housed in the European Digital Library by 2010. The European Union's executive arm said it would help fund part of a network of digitization sites and study copyright […]
Howard has the details on some major players who are withdrawing from some Copyright Board proceedings.
Kim Weatherall provides a quick summary of what is an exceptionally important Australian parliamentary report on TPM provision implementation. The report includes 37 recommendations with a long list of protections. Kim points to coverage of region coding (specifically excluded as TPM), linking access controls to copyright, and exceptions when the […]