Archive for June 19th, 2008

A Week in the Life of the Canadian DMCA: Part Four

The week in the life of the Canadian DMCA continues (day one, day two, day three) with Diane. Diane, who is four years old, is a huge fan of  the popular TV character Dora the Explorer.  For her birthday, she received four Dora DVDs.  Given Diane’s habit of scratching them, […]

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June 19, 2008 Comments are Disabled Stop CDMCA

A Week in the Life of the Canadian DMCA: Part Four

The week in the life of the Canadian DMCA continues (day one, day two, day three) with Diane. Diane, who is four years old, is a huge fan of  the popular TV character Dora the Explorer.  For her birthday, she received four Dora DVDs.  Given Diane’s habit of scratching them, […]

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June 19, 2008 28 comments News

Angus and Prentice Face Off During Question Period

Fresh off his Search Engine interview, Industry Minister Jim Prentice faced more questions during Question Period from NDP MP Charlie Angus. 

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June 19, 2008 6 comments Must Reads

D’Agostino on C-61

Osgoode Hall law professor Pina D'Agostino has published an op-ed in the Toronto Star that tries to make the case that creators have been lost in the copyright reform mix. Update: Howard Knopf provides his take on the column. 

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June 19, 2008 1 comment Must Reads

Angus Reid Poll on Copyright Reveals Strong Opposition to C-61

Angus Reid has just released a new poll of Canadian views on the new copyright bill.  The survey finds that 39 percent of Canadians want their MP to vote against the bill, 32 percent in favour, and 29 percent are not sure.  By province the numbers are even more revealing: […]

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June 19, 2008 29 comments News