Archive for January 18th, 2008

Privacy Commissioner of Canada Warns Against Weakening Privacy Through Canadian DMCA

Privacy Commissioner of Canada Jennifer Stoddart has issued a public letter to Industry Minister Jim Prentice and Canadian Heritage Minister Josee Verner warning against copyright reforms that "could have a negative impact on the privacy rights of Canadians."  The letter focuses on the anti-circumvention provisions, which Stoddart notes would weaken […]

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January 18, 2008 6 comments News

Privacy Commissioner of Canada Warns Against Weakening Privacy Through Canadian DMCA

Privacy Commissioner of Canada Jennifer Stoddart has issued a public letter to Industry Minister Jim Prentice and Canadian Heritage Minister Josee Verner warning against copyright reforms that "could have a negative impact on the privacy rights of Canadians."  The letter focuses on the anti-circumvention provisions, which Stoddart notes would weaken […]

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January 18, 2008 Comments are Disabled Stop CDMCA

Access Copyright Updates Public Domain Registry Plans

Access Copyright has posted an update on its efforts to establish a public domain registry in conjunction with Creative Commons and the Wikimedia Foundation. It reports that it provided information on 300,000 works in September 2007 which has been entered into the registry database.  A registry of searchable Canadian works, […]

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January 18, 2008 Comments are Disabled Must Reads

Fair Copyright for Canada Local Continues to Grow

Local chapters added for Newfoundland, Saskatchewan, and Central Nova, Nova Scotia. 

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January 18, 2008 Comments are Disabled Must Reads