Archive for June, 2008

Fair Copyright Montreal Wiki

The Montreal chapter of Fair Copyright for Canada has launched a terrific wiki to assist with the fight against C-61.

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June 29, 2008 1 comment Must Reads

RIAA Demands for ACTA

KEI posts the RIAA's demands for ACTA as submitted to the USTR earlier this year.

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June 29, 2008 7 comments Must Reads

61 Reforms to C-61, Day 5: Time Shifting Provision Subject to the Broadcast Flag

Having discussed the format shifting exception, this series now turns its attention to the time shifting provision (Section 29.23).  It should be noted that the legalization of recording television shows is long overdue – I argued for it last year and Canada is more than 25 years behind the United […]

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June 27, 2008 13 comments News

Mapping C-61 Media Coverage

Since the introduction of Bill C-61 two weeks ago, there has been extensive coverage and commentary in the Canadian media.  I've created a Google Map that tracks the coverage – red indicates a negative review, yellow a neutral one, and blue represents positive coverage.  There are links to all the […]

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June 26, 2008 8 comments News

Canadian DMCA Letter Writing Campaigns

There has been lots of attention paid to the huge growth of the Fair Copyright for Canada Facebook group (now over 81,000 members), but it is worth noting how many people have taken the time to write the government and their MPs over the past two weeks.  The Copyright for […]

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June 26, 2008 1 comment Must Reads