Archive for December, 2007

Strombo and Trotsky

The media reverberations from the copyright delay continue with some very significant mainstream media coverage.  CBC's The National covered the story on Tuesday (video on the Facebook group and YouTube but I haven't seen a more accessible version), I appeared on CBC's The Hour with George Stroumboulopoulos last night, and […]

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December 20, 2007 Comments are Disabled Stop CDMCA

Growing Calls for a Copyright Commission

In recent days, there have been mounting calls for the creation of copyright inquiry or Royal Commission to sort out the copyright file.  Christopher Moore, John Degen, Howard Knopf, Julianna Yau, and Russell McOrmond have all joined the call (to varying degrees), while Yau has established a Facebook group to […]

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December 20, 2007 Comments are Disabled Stop CDMCA

Growing Calls for a Copyright Commission

In recent days, there have been mounting calls for the creation of copyright inquiry or Royal Commission to sort out the copyright file.  Christopher Moore, John Degen, Howard Knopf, Julianna Yau, and Russell McOrmond have all joined the call (to varying degrees), while Yau has established a Facebook group to […]

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December 20, 2007 5 comments News

RCMP Targets Counterfeit DVD Distribution Network

The RCMP has raided a counterfeiting DVD distribution network in Montreal with Criminal Code and Copyright Act charges to follow.  These actions are to be applauded and provide more evidence that the current law is not the chief barrier to anti-counterfeiting enforcement.

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December 20, 2007 1 comment Must Reads

CIRPA Criticizes Copyright Delay

The Canadian Independent Record Production Association has criticized the government for the copyright delay, seemingly ignoring the significant growth in Canadian market share for its members and the Industry Canada P2P study.

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December 20, 2007 1 comment Must Reads