Archive for May 8th, 2008

Study Ranks Canadian Copyright Protection Among Best in the World

Weeks after the World Economic Forum ranked Canadian intellectual property protection fourth among G8 countries, another international study has again ranked Canada as an IP protection leader.  Taylor Wessing, in association with Managing Intellectual Property, has released the Global Intellectual Property Index (study requires free registration).   Canada fares well for […]

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May 8, 2008 3 comments News

Calm Copyright

A promising new forum for Canadian copyright debate.

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May 8, 2008 Comments are Disabled Must Reads

Ethics Committee Calls for Reinstatement of CAIRS

The House of Commons Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics has issued a report "deploring" the cancellation of the CAIRS database and demanding that the government reinstate it.

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May 8, 2008 Comments are Disabled Must Reads

Canwest on Copyright Reform

Canwest features a story on possible copyright reform, focusing on the lobbying from the U.S. government – including a forthcoming trip to the U.S. by members of the IP Caucus – and the continued concern of thousands of Canadians.

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May 8, 2008 1 comment Must Reads

Liberal Response to Net Neutrality

Julianna Yau posts a response she received from a Liberal MP on net neutrality.  The response notes the deregulatory approach at the CRTC and states that "this approach does not afford proper recognition to the rights of Canadian internet users, and has resulted in the problems we are beginning to […]

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May 8, 2008 4 comments Must Reads