Archive for July 3rd, 2008

61 Reforms to C-61, Day 10: Music Shifting Provision May Conflict With Computer Backup Systems

The music shifting provision is careful to limit the number of copies that may be shifted to one per device.  In particular, the provision (Section 29.22 (1)(c)) states that an individual may reproduce "the sound recording no more than once for each device that the individual owns, whether the reproduction […]

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July 3, 2008 26 comments News

“Made Worse in Canada”

A readers points to a new audio mashup of Prentice, Angus, and various media clips discussing Canadian copyright reform.

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July 3, 2008 3 comments Must Reads

Toronto Company Offers DRM-Free Audiobooks

BoingBoing points to a Publishers Weekly article on Simply Audiobooks, a Toronto-based audiobook seller that will offer more than 5,000 Random House audiobooks without DRM.

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July 3, 2008 2 comments Must Reads

YouTube Ordered To Hand Over User Data

Many people have written about a U.S. decision ordering Google to disclose a massive amount of personal information about their users.  Many U.S. experts expect the decision to be overturned on appeal.

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July 3, 2008 1 comment Must Reads

MacKay Hears About Copyright

Defense Minister Peter MacKay used his monthly column in The News to discuss Bill C-61.  MacKay notes that copyright was a topic of discussion over the Canada Day weekend and then proceeds to offer the standard Conservative talking points on the bill.

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July 3, 2008 4 comments Must Reads