Archive for June 23rd, 2008

61 Reforms to C-61, Day 2: Format Shifting Limited to Videocassettes

One of Bill C-61's "consumer-oriented provisions" (as emphasized by Industry Minister Jim Prentice) is the arrival of format shifting.  Prentice's opening remarks focused on how consumers will be able to legally "format shift" music, photographs, and books under the new bill.  Yet the format shifting provisions for video are nothing […]

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June 23, 2008 16 comments News

61 Reforms to C-61, Day 2: Format Shifting Limited to Videocassettes

One of Bill C-61's "consumer-oriented provisions" (as emphasized by Industry Minister Jim Prentice) is the arrival of format shifting.  Prentice's opening remarks focused on how consumers will be able to legally "format shift" music, photographs, and books under the new bill.  Yet the format shifting provisions for video are nothing […]

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June 23, 2008 Comments are Disabled Stop CDMCA

Show Your Fair Copyright for Canada Colours

In light of several requests, we've launched a Fair Copyright for Canada online shop at Cafe Press.  You can now get t-shirts, buttons, stickers, mugs and an assortment of other schwag.  In addition to the Fair Copyright for Canada stuff, users are invited to submit their own artwork ideas for […]

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June 23, 2008 10 comments News

Show Your Fair Copyright for Canada Colours

In light of several requests, we've launched a Fair Copyright for Canada online shop at Cafe Press.  You can now get t-shirts, buttons, stickers, mugs and an assortment of other schwag.  In addition to the Fair Copyright for Canada stuff, users are invited to submit their own artwork ideas for […]

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June 23, 2008 Comments are Disabled Stop CDMCA

Yukon News on C-61

This editorial from the Yukon News titled Copyright Law Puts Canadians at Risk is well worth the registration requirement.  It begins by focusing on the Search Engine interview: Jim Prentice fled. Like a sissy. And you can’t really blame him. Prentice’s proposed copyright legislation is a selloff of Canadian citizens’ […]

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June 23, 2008 1 comment Must Reads