Archive for August 7th, 2009

Writers’ Union of Canada Chair on Copyright Reform

In a letter to the editor at the Globe, the Erna Paris rejects fair dealing, saying instead "the government must legislate a win-win system of collective licensing." Update: Note that Ms. Paris has posted a comment in this thread clarifying that the Writers Union does not reject fair dealing as […]

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August 7, 2009 16 comments Must Reads

Bell Takes Fee-For-Carriage to the Federal Court of Appeal

The Globe reports that Bell has filed an action in the Federal Court of Appeal challenging the CRTC's recent decision on fee-for-carriage, arguing that the Commission overstepped its jurisdiction.

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August 7, 2009 2 comments Must Reads

Pippa Lawson on Privacy

Pippa Lawson, former Director of CIPPIC, writes an op-ed for the National Post that calls for stronger enforcement of Canadian privacy laws.

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Olivier Charbonneau on Fair Copyright Reform

Olivier Charbonneau, a Quebec-based librarian, has an op-ed in Le Devoir calling for fair copyright reform including expanding fair dealing.

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August 7, 2009 1 comment Must Reads