Archive for May 8th, 2006

Hart House Lecture Podcast: Our Own Creative Land

Hart House Lecture Podcast: Our Own Creative Land

Cover of Our Own Creative Land: Cultural Monopoly and The Trouble With CopyrightIn my Hart House Lecture, Our Own Creative Land: Cultural Monopoly and The Trouble With Copyright, I discussed a number of topics, including the Bulte incident, the opportunities presented by the Internet, the context of the current round of copyright reform. I concluded by  sketching out an alternative and forward-looking vision of Canadian copyright law.

The  audio is available as part of the Needs No Introduction series on Rabble.ca and a lecture book in PDF form is available for free download.

A video broadcast of the lecture appeared on TVO’s Big Ideas program, but is no longer available online.

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May 8, 2006 1 comment Audio, Conferences, Podcasts

CMCC Comes to Ottawa

The Canadian Press is reporting that several musicians from the Canadian Music Creators Coalition, including Steven Page, Andrew Cash, and Brendan Canning, are in Ottawa today meeting with senior government officials.  The report says the musicians met with Industry Minister Maxime Bernier and Canadian Heritage Minister Bev Oda and were […]

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May 8, 2006 1 comment News

Supreme Court Tips Its Hand on Privacy

Appeared on May 8, 2006 in the Toronto Star as Supreme Court Tips Its Hand on Privacy The Access to Information Act has generated increasing attention over the past few months as Prime Minister Steven Harper has acknowledged the need for its reform as part of his accountability plans for […]

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