Archive for June 23rd, 2008

Spectrum Surplus Offers Chance To Pay Net Policy Bills

Appeared in the Toronto Star on June 23, 2008 as Spectrum Auction Bonanza Allows for Proactive Thinking Each week millions of Canadians buy lottery tickets as they "imagine the freedom" of hitting it big.  While the federal government may not have won the lottery, it has certainly hit the jackpot […]

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June 23, 2008 Comments are Disabled Columns Archive

Digging Into C-61

There are some great posts this morning on the implications of C-61 – Laura Murray focuses on its impact on distance learning, Howard Knopf posts his powerpoint presentation from a recent talk on C-61, and Hugh McGuire on how the law would impact the terrific LibriVox project.

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June 23, 2008 Comments are Disabled Must Reads

Canton on Copyright

David Canton writes on Bill C-61 in the London Free Press, noting that "the bill is flawed and should not be passed in its current state."

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The Prentice Remix

An entertaining remix of Industry Minister Jim Prentice's appearance on Search Engine, which FYI Music News describes as a "disasterous PR campaign."

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June 23, 2008 1 comment Must Reads

Montreal CopyFight Street Art Party

Join Graffiti Research Lab Montreal and Fair Copyright for Canada Montreal for a fun filled evening of video art, street art and music, to protest C-61.

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June 23, 2008 2 comments Must Reads