Archive for September 9th, 2008

Who Owns Ideas?

CBC Radio's Ideas did a great job examining the copyright issue last night in an hourly documentary titled Who Owns Ideas?  I make a brief appearance alongside Cory Doctorow, Jamie Boyle, Steven Page, Graham Henderson, and many others.

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September 9, 2008 8 comments Must Reads

Conservative Jewish New Year Card Questions Back

The CBC notes that the Conservatives are again sending out Jewish New Year cards that raise questions about where they obtained the list of names. Update: The Globe and Mail also covers the issue, but misses a more likely source of identity – door-to-door campaigning where the presence of a […]

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September 9, 2008 5 comments Must Reads

61 Reforms to C-61, Day 57: Statutory Damages Reform – Uncertainty

Reforms to the statutory damages provisions formed a big part of the government's communication strategy for Bill C-61.  Although scooped by the National Post, Industry Minister Jim Prentice emphasized the introduction of amendments to the statutory damages provisions that purportedly create limits for damages that arise from "private purposes" infringement.  […]

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September 9, 2008 4 comments News

CBC on Facebook Activism

The CBC covers the emergence of Facebook activism, with a particular focus on fair copyright.

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September 9, 2008 Comments are Disabled Must Reads