Archive for August, 2009

The Copyright Consulation: Five Weeks Left As Stakes Build

The national copyright consultation is down to the final five weeks and over the past week, there has been a growing number of op-eds and public commentary that provide Canadians with a good sense of what the traditional copyright lobby is pushing for as part of the consultation.  While some […]

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August 10, 2009 Comments are Disabled Stop CDMCA

Tracking the Copyright Consultation Submissions: July 25-30, 2009

As promised, I will continue to update the key points found in the hundreds of submissions received by the government as part of the copyright consultation.  The July 20 – 24th summary was posted here.  This chart bring the data up to July 30th (note that the government has already […]

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August 9, 2009 3 comments News

Tracking the Copyright Consultation Submissions: July 25-30, 2009

As promised, I will continue to update the key points found in the hundreds of submissions received by the government as part of the copyright consultation.  The July 20 – 24th summary was posted here.  This chart bring the data up to July 30th (note that the government has already […]

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August 9, 2009 Comments are Disabled Stop CDMCA

Trosow on Wal-Mart Using IP To Shut Down Union Site

Sam Trosow reports on Wal-Mart's efforts to shut down a union website by using intellectual property claims based primarily in trademark.

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August 8, 2009 3 comments Must Reads

ACTRA Posts Position on Copyright Reform

ACTRA has posted its position on the copyright reform consultation ahead of Monday's roundtable in Halifax.

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August 8, 2009 Comments are Disabled Must Reads