Archive for July 31st, 2009

“New Copyright Bill Will Affect Every Canadian”

Sun Media covers the copyright consultation with a focus on the interest in SpeakOutOnCopyright.ca.  Meanwhile, Canwest has a feature on the education interest in the copyright reform process.

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“Fair Dealing Is Not For Sale”

Laura Murray posts a copy of her exceptional remarks at the Gatineau copyright consultation roundtable.

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Industry Canada Publishes National Broadband Maps

Industry Canada has published detailed national broadband maps that identify underserved areas across the country.

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Government Backs Newspaper Digitization Initiative

Canadian Heritage has provided funding for an initiative to digitize up to 20 multicultural newspapers on an open-access basis.

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Amazon Hit With Class Action Lawsuit Over Kindle Deletion

Amazon.com has been hit with a class action lawsuit after the company deleted George Orwell books from customers Kindles. The suit is being brought by Justin D. Gawronski, a 17-year-old high school student who had purchased Orwells 1984 to complete a summer homework assignment.

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