Archive for February 18th, 2008

National Post Joins the Copyright Debate

The National Post devotes its entire masthead editorial today to the copyright debate.  The piece is critical of the U.S. DMCA, describing it as a "disaster" and warning against the "incredible absurdities" created by anti-circumvention legislation.  It adds: For Canada to introduce DMCA-style legislation now would do nothing but encourage […]

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February 18, 2008 13 comments News

Montreal Gazette on Gilberto Gil

The Montreal Gazette reports on a visit to Canada by Brazilian Culture Minister and musician Gilberto Gil. When told of Canadians' demand for public consultations on the copyright issue, Gil responded "That's it, that's what this is all about. A multiple discussion of what can and can't done. It can't […]

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February 18, 2008 Comments are Disabled Must Reads

Australian Governments Embrace Creative Commons Licensing

The Guardian reports on how Australian federal and state governments are moving toward using creative commons licenses for public sector information.

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February 18, 2008 Comments are Disabled Must Reads

Corporate Giants Call for Copyright Compromise

Appeared in the Toronto Star on February 18, 2008 as Broad Consensus is Building on Copyright Front Under most circumstances, Telus and Rogers Communications fiercely compete in the marketplace.  The same can be said for Google and Yahoo!, the world’s two leading rival Internet search companies.  Yet last week these […]

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February 18, 2008 2 comments Columns Archive