Archive for September 3rd, 2008

61 Reforms to C-61, Day 53: Education Internet Exception Easily Avoided

Over the past two days, I've argued that the Internet exception for education is both unnecessary and potentially harmful.  It is also so easily avoided as to be almost useless.  As noted earlier, one way to avoid the exception is the use of DRM.  Another is to simply place a […]

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September 3, 2008 4 comments News

The End of Bill C-61

With every reason to believe that Canada will be in the midst of an election campaign by next week, Canwest runs a story on how an election call will kill Bill C-61. This raises at least two issues.  First, C-61 may dead but copyright reform Canada is still very much […]

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September 3, 2008 Comments are Disabled Stop CDMCA

The End of Bill C-61

With every reason to believe that Canada will be in the midst of an election campaign by next week, Canwest runs a story on how an election call will kill Bill C-61. This raises at least two issues.  First, C-61 may dead but copyright reform Canada is still very much […]

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September 3, 2008 14 comments News

Jim Carroll on C-61

Writing in CA Magazine, noted author Jim Carroll comments on the negative effects of C-61.

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September 3, 2008 Comments are Disabled Must Reads

Marston on the Chorus Against C-61

Scott Elcomb posts a response from NDP MP Wayne Marston on C-61 – "Across the country, people like you are coming together to oppose this legislation in online chatrooms, on facebook and in coffee shops. They are voicing their concerns with the legislation by writing elected officials, by posting comments […]

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September 3, 2008 1 comment Must Reads