Archive for August 3rd, 2009

Parody and Copyright: In the Government’s Own Words

David Akin has unearthed a revealing memorandum from last spring that states the government's view on the protection of parody and satire under Canadian copyright law as well as highlighting one of the issues raised at the highest levels of the government before the introduction of Bill C-61. On the […]

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August 3, 2009 6 comments News

Audio of Gatineau Copyright Roundtable Online

The audio version of the Gatineau copyright roundtable has posted online providing a chance to hear from CRIA, Access Copyright, PIAC, CAUT, AUCC, Laura Murray, Quebecor, Jeremy deBeer, and me (among others).

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August 3, 2009 Comments are Disabled Must Reads

Court Confirms IsoHunt Case Goes To Full Trial

An appeals court has affirmed that the IsoHunt suit that seeks a declaration that it operates lawfully must head to a full trial.

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August 3, 2009 Comments are Disabled Must Reads

Some Copyright Wish Lists

The CBC.ca posts copyright wish lists for ACTRA, CAIP, CAUT, CLA, ITAC, ESA, and PIAC.

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August 3, 2009 1 comment Must Reads

Wedding Dance Video Shows Monetization Power

The YouTube Biz Blog posts on how the viral wedding party dance video has generated significant revenues for the song "Forever."

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August 3, 2009 1 comment Must Reads