Archive for August 21st, 2008

61 Reforms to C-61, Day 44: ILTs – Notice and Takedown for Search Engines

By far the most problematic aspect of the ILT provision is the creation of a notice-and-takedown system for search engines.  Unlike ISPs – who are subject to the more-balanced notice-and-notice approach – ILTs are effectively subject to a notice-and-takedown system without any of the counter-notification or balancing provisions contained in […]

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Telegraph-Journal on “Harper’s Draconian Copyright Bill”

Charles Moore, a freelance writer whose work has appeared in dozens of magazines around the world, pens an op-ed in the Saint John Telegraph-Journal on the copyfight in Canada.

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Guglielminetti on the Canadian Copyfight

Bruno Guglielminetti of Radio Canada continues the French language coverage of the Canadian copyfight.

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U.S. Judge Rules Fair Use Should Factor Into Notice and Takedown Demands

Since I've blogged this week about C-61's notice-and-notice approach for ISPs, it is worth noting that yesterday a U.S. judge ruled that copyright holders must consider fair use as part of the DMCA notice-and-takedown system.

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The Tyee on Roaming Envy

The Tyee contrasts the Canadian wireless market with the experience in Europe.

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