Archive for December 18th, 2008

CAUT Releases Fair Dealing Advisory

Sam Trosow points to a new advisory from the Canadian Association of University Teachers on fair dealing.  The advisory does a terrific job of explaining the breadth and limits of fair dealing in Canada.  More importantly, it urges action — legislative action to preserve the Supreme Court of Canada's analysis […]

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December 18, 2008 5 comments News

The Twelve Days of EFF

The Electronic Frontier Foundation has produced a terrific short video highlighting its critically important work over the past twelve months.

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December 18, 2008 Comments are Disabled Must Reads

Singapore Enacts New Anti-Circumvention Exceptions

Singapore has enacted new copyright reforms that include the right for teachers to circumvent digital locks on movies for classroom use and for the visually-disabled to circumvent to allow the read-aloud function to work.

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December 18, 2008 1 comment Must Reads

B.C. Police Arrest Man For Pirating DVDs

B.C. police have arrested a man engaged in the production and sale of infringing DVDs.

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December 18, 2008 9 comments Must Reads