Archive for August 7th, 2008

61 Reforms to C-61, Day 34: TPMs – LAM and Educational Institution Limitations, Part Two

Yesterday's posting referenced the damages limitation for libraries, archives, museums, and educational institutions that limits their liability for "innocent circumvention" to an injunction only.  It is worth asking why this principle does not extend to all Canadians.  If the circumvention occurs for innocent purposes (ie. where the individual did not […]

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August 7, 2008 3 comments News

Fry on C-61

Liberal MP Hedy Fry, who has conducted several copyright reform roundtables in B.C. and Alberta, discusses the bill in this interview.  Fry says the question is whether the bill can be fixed or should be opposed outright.

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August 7, 2008 1 comment Must Reads

Canadian Heritage Publishes Fair Dealing Report

Canadian Heritage has posted Osgoode Hall law professor Pina D'Agostino's report on fair dealing and CCH decision.

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August 7, 2008 1 comment Must Reads

Macleans Settles Copyright Dispute

Macleans has settled a copyright dispute with Rachel Marsden, agreeing to pay $1000 over a photo it used in a recent issue.

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August 7, 2008 1 comment Must Reads