Archive for August 27th, 2009

The Toronto Music Industry Town Hall

Tonight the government held its second copyright town hall.  Only it wasn't really a copyright townhall in the sense of bringing the community together to talk copyright in an open and balanced manner.  Instead, the music industry stacked the room to such a degree that little else was discussed.  There […]

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August 27, 2009 97 comments News

The Toronto Music Industry Town Hall

Tonight the government held its second copyright town hall.  Only it wasn't really a copyright townhall in the sense of bringing the community together to talk copyright in an open and balanced manner.  Instead, the music industry stacked the room to such a degree that little else was discussed.  There […]

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August 27, 2009 Comments are Disabled Stop CDMCA

Tossell on Copyright and “Users”

Ivor Tossell has a great piece and podcast in the Globe on the current copyright consultation and the active role of "users" in the debate.

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Russell McOrmond on Protection From DRM

Russell McOrmond writes an op-ed in the Georgia Straight on why we need protection from DRM, not for DRM.

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Now Magazine Urges Participation In Toronto Town Hall

Now Magazine has a piece urging people to attend tonight's copyright town hall in Toronto, noting the need for flexiblity in future copyright bills.

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