Archive for April 28th, 2008

Canadian Federation of Students on Copyright Reform

The Canadian Federation of Students, representing a half million students from coast to coast, just released its position paper on copyright reform. The CFS position includes support for a more flexible fair dealing provision, rejection of the AUCC/CMEC educational exemption, calling for balanced TPM measures, implementation of a notice-and-notice approach, […]

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Canadian Documentary Film Makers Lament Rights Costs

Canadian documentary film makers are expressing concern over growing rights costs that impede the ability to create their films. 

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Tawfik on User Rights, Circa 1832

Myra Tawfik offers an interesting copyright history lesson in the Lawyers Weekly that points to user rights, circa 1832.

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April 28, 2008 Comments are Disabled Must Reads

Patry on the Special 301 Report

Bill Patry has a great post on the USTR Special 301 report, questioning the decision to single out Canada for "serious concerns."

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April 28, 2008 Comments are Disabled Must Reads

New Canadian WHOIS Policy Balances Privacy With Public Access

Appeared in the Toronto Star on April 28, 2008 as Domain Name Policy Puts Us in Internet Vanguard Earlier this month, the Canadian Internet Registration Authority, the agency that manages the dot-ca domain, celebrated its one millionth domain name registration.  While that represents an important milestone, a far more noteworthy […]

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April 28, 2008 1 comment Columns Archive