Bill C-61 unsurprisingly includes a new "making available" provision that grants performers and sound recording makers the exclusive right to make their works available. Two provisions establish the making available right in the bill (similar rights are already granted to authors and composers). Section 15 (1.1)(d) provides that a performer's […]
Archive for August 22nd, 2008
Liberal MP Garth Turner held a huge town-hall meeting with Stephane Dion on Wednesday night that included a question and answer session with several dozen bloggers. Reports indicate that copyright was one of the issues raised with Dion promising to revise C-61 to strike a better balance between consumers and […]
The Toronto Star reports that Trentway-Wagar, an Ontario bus company, is trying to shut down PickupPal Online, a online ride sharing service. The Ontario government has said it will reconsider the applicable legislation.
Julianna Yau posts a response she received from Industry Minister Jim Prentice on net neutrality.