Archive for December 11th, 2007

CBC on the Canadian DMCA Delay

Peter Nowak of CBC.ca reports on the "palpable anger" over the Canadian DMCA and plans for a protest in Toronto on December 18th.

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December 11, 2007 2 comments Must Reads

Prentice on the Canadian DMCA Timing and Consumer Restrictions

Courtesy of Steven Chase of the Globe and Mail from a post-Question Period scrum this afternoon: Chase:     Do you intend, with your copyright legislation, to introduce any restrictions on the way consumers use intellectual property? Prentice:   Well, of course I can't speak to the specifics of the copyright bill […]

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December 11, 2007 7 comments News

How the Next Billion Will Reshape the Internet

Appeared in the Toronto Star on December 10, 2007 as How the Next Billion Will Reshape the Internet Appeared in the Ottawa Citizen on December 11, 2007 as How the Next Billion Users  Will Reshape All Aspects of the Internet Last month hundreds of people descended on Rio de Janiero, […]

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December 11, 2007 Comments are Disabled Columns Archive

Prentice’s Moment

In the past 24 hours, Industry Minister Jim Prentice has delayed introduction of the Canadian DMCA, faced questions about the lack of broad consultation during Question Period in the House of Comments (transcript, video), and the media has picked up the growing interest of thousands of Canadians in fair copyright […]

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December 11, 2007 12 comments News

Quebec’s Perspective on the Canadian DMCA

Alain Brunet reports for La Presse. Update: More coverage here. 

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December 11, 2007 Comments are Disabled Must Reads