Archive for October 6th, 2008

ISP Tax May Be The Next Big Culture Funding Fight

Appeared in the Toronto Star on October 6, 2008 as Is An Internet Tax Coming? The emergence of cultural funding as a hot-button political issue in the current election campaign appears to have taken virtually everyone by surprise.  The roughly $50 million in cuts may be tiny in terms of […]

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October 6, 2008 3 comments Columns Archive

50 More Candidates Support Copyright Pledge as Liberals Show Support

Since Thursday's posting highlighting copyright pledge support from the Green Party and eight prominent NDP MPs and candidates, interest in the pledge has continued to grow. An increasing number of Liberal MPs and candidates have indicated their support, joined by many more NDP MPs and candidates.  In addition to the […]

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October 6, 2008 10 comments News

Internet For Everyone

Groups from across the country have launched InternetforEveryone.ca, dedicated to promoting open access to the Internet for all Canadians.

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October 6, 2008 Comments are Disabled Must Reads

Fair Copyright for Canada Vancouver Chapter Holds C-61 Funeral

The Vancouver Province reports on mock-funeral for C-61 staged by the Fair Copyright for Canada, Vancouver chapter over the weekend.

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October 6, 2008 Comments are Disabled Must Reads

Hollywood Targets Irish Pre-Schools With Royalty Demands

The Sunday Times reports that Hollywood groups have sent demand letters to 2,500 Irish pre-schools for playing DVDs in class without paying a royalty.

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October 6, 2008 2 comments Must Reads