Archive for December 16th, 2008

CRTC Submissions Set the Course For New Media Hearings

My weekly technology law column (Toronto Star version, homepage version) reprises last week's post on the submissions to the CRTC as part of the new media hearing. The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission new media hearings are not scheduled to begin until mid-February, yet they have already attracted more than their fair share of controversy.  With talk of imposing a tax on Internet service providers to fund Canadian content or the imposition new licensing and Canadian content requirements, the outcome could dramatically reshape the Internet in Canada.

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December 16, 2008 12 comments Columns

Precedent Magazine on the Canadian Copyfight

Precedent, a Canadian legal publication, features a cover story on the Canadian copyfight.

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December 16, 2008 1 comment Must Reads

The Year in Open Access

Heather Morrison has a great post chronicling the year in open access.

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December 16, 2008 Comments are Disabled Must Reads

O’Farrell Leaving the CAB

Canadian Association of Broadcasters President Glenn O'Farrell has announced that he's stepping down early next year.

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December 16, 2008 Comments are Disabled Must Reads