Archive for December 17th, 2007

TVO’s The Agenda Debates Copyright

Last Friday, I participated in a 40 minute debate on copyright on TVO's the Agenda.  The discussion focused on the events of the past two weeks, the primary concerns with a Canadian DMCA, and the influence of the U.S. on the Canadian copyright process.  Other participants included David Basskin, Mathew […]

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December 17, 2007 23 comments News

TVO’s The Agenda Debates Copyright

Last Friday, I participated in a 40 minute debate on copyright on TVO's the Agenda.  The discussion focused on the events of the past two weeks, the primary concerns with a Canadian DMCA, and the influence of the U.S. on the Canadian copyright process.  Other participants included David Basskin, Mathew […]

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December 17, 2007 Comments are Disabled Stop CDMCA

Copyright Delay Demonstrates Power of Facebook

My weekly technology law column (Toronto Star version, homepage version) focuses on the role of Facebook in encouraging the government to delay the introduction of new copyright legislation. Facebook has garnered considerable attention regarding its user privacy policies, online marketing strategies, and the short-sighted decision of some companies and governments […]

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December 17, 2007 8 comments Columns

Copyright Delay Demonstrates Power of Facebook

My weekly technology law column (Toronto Star version, homepage version) focuses on the role of Facebook in encouraging the government to delay the introduction of new copyright legislation. Facebook has garnered considerable attention regarding its user privacy policies, online marketing strategies, and the short-sighted decision of some companies and governments […]

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December 17, 2007 Comments are Disabled Stop CDMCA

More MSM Copyright Coverage

The mainstream media coverage of copyright continues – the Montreal Gazette features a "bluffer's guide" to copyright, the Toronto Star reports on how "the copyfight is underway in earnest in Canada," and the Ottawa Citizen covers next month's private copying levy court hearing and the 2003 battle over the Lucy […]

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December 17, 2007 4 comments Must Reads