Archive for April, 2008

The Copyright Myths

As part of Monday's Public Policy Forum's symposium on copyright, I was given the opportunity to deliver a short talk on copyright.  I titled the talk "The Copyright Myths," a nod to the rhetoric around the copyright reform issue in Canada (for those who are wondering – the U.S. Ambassador […]

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April 29, 2008 21 comments News

The Copyright Myths

As part of Monday's Public Policy Forum's symposium on copyright, I was given the opportunity to deliver a short talk on copyright.  I titled the talk "The Copyright Myths," a nod to the rhetoric around the copyright reform issue in Canada (for those who are wondering – the U.S. Ambassador […]

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April 29, 2008 Comments are Disabled Stop CDMCA

The Copyright Myths

A presentation at the Public Policy Forum’s conference on intellectual property (listen at University of Ottawa).

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April 29, 2008 Comments are Disabled Audio, Podcasts

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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April 28, 2008 3 comments Must Reads

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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April 28, 2008 Comments are Disabled Must Reads