Archive for August, 2009

Winnipeg Copyright Roundtable Attendee List and Podcast Posted

The government has posted the attendees and the podcast from this week's copyright roundtable, which was hosted by Shelly Glover.  The attendees were: Carolyn Wood, Association of Canadian Publishers (ACP) – no change to fair dealing Karen Adams, Canadian Association of Research Libraries (CARL) – expand fair dealing, statutory damages […]

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Winnipeg Copyright Roundtable Attendee List and Podcast Posted

The government has posted the attendees and the podcast from this week's copyright roundtable, which was hosted by Shelly Glover.  The attendees were: Carolyn Wood, Association of Canadian Publishers (ACP) – no change to fair dealing Karen Adams, Canadian Association of Research Libraries (CARL) – expand fair dealing, statutory damages […]

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CRIA & CMPDA Lobbyist Calls for Three Strikes System for Canada

Barry Sookman, a leading lawyer and registered lobbyist for both CRIA and CMPDA, has an op-ed in the National Post on copyright reform.  Jointly authored with Stephen Stohn, the piece says Canada is regarded as a "piracy heaven" and calls for the adoption of "graduated response" – the three strikes […]

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Closed Copyright Consultation in Winnipeg Draws Criticism

The copyright consultation roundtable visited Winnipeg yesterday with an event hosted by Shelly Glover.  The event generated some media criticism, which noted that the roundtable (as with all roundtables) was closed to the public.

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Google Canada on Privacy and Technology

Google Canada's Jacob Glick has an op-ed in the National Post that discusses Google's approach to privacy.  It arguest that "privacy is best protected by good product design."

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