Archive for September, 2008

Green Party on Canadian Copyright Reform

A reader sends along the following response from the Green Party on their position on Canadian copyright reform: Copyright legislation must evolve with the culture it is protecting, and the rapid evolution in technology has made it pertinent to revisit today.  Tantamount to reforming copyright legislation is protecting the interests […]

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September 29, 2008 11 comments News

Conservatives Hit With Second Copyright Claim

The Ottawa Citizen reports that a second Conservative campaign ad faces claims of copyright infringement.

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September 29, 2008 Comments are Disabled Must Reads

The Copyright Pledge – 2008 Election Edition

Unlike the 2006 election campaign, when copyright reform issues generated political attention in the Toronto riding of Parkdale-High Park, the current campaign has featured local discussions (here, here, here) but has yet to find its "copyright moment."  That is not to say that copyright has been entirely absent – copyright […]

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September 26, 2008 12 comments News

Campaign Perspectives on Copyright Positions

Kate Scroggins posts a great piece at Carleton's Campaign Perspectives blog on the various party's position on copyright reform.  The key positions: the Conservatives say Bill C-61 "represents where we want to go with copyright reform." the Liberals would make consultations on copyright reform a priority. the NDP would focus […]

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September 26, 2008 4 comments News

Concordia Journal on the Copyfight

The Concordia Journal covers my recent talk and the Canadian copyfight.

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September 26, 2008 Comments are Disabled Must Reads