Archive for August, 2009

ACTRA on Copyright Reform

ACTRA President Ferne Downey has an op-ed on copyright reform in the Toronto Star.

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August 6, 2009 Comments are Disabled Must Reads

CRTC Releases Communications Monitoring Report

The CRTC has released the second annual Communications Monitoring Report 2009.  The nearly-300 page report is filled with data and charts that will generate considerable study and commentary.  Some of the points that jumped out at me: Do-Not-Call: As of May 19th, there were over 6.8 million registrations, 145,000 complaints, […]

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August 6, 2009 4 comments News

Tracking the Copyright Consultation Submissions: July 20 – 24, 2009

As the number of submissions to the copyright consultation continues to grow, summarizing each submission has proven too difficult.  I'll be posting regular updates that track the main points of the various submissions instead.  Further, with less than six weeks left in the consultation, what are you waiting for – […]

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August 5, 2009 9 comments News

Tracking the Copyright Consultation Discussion Forum – Through August 4, 2009

I last posted an update on the copyright consultation discussion forum on July 24, 2009.  Discussion has slowed since then, but the total number of comments is now well over 1,000.  Frances Munn provides a summary.

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August 5, 2009 1 comment News

Ignatieff Joins Writers Union, Called Major Coup on Copyright

The Globe reports that Liberal leader Michael Ignatieff has joined the Writers Union, which the paper says is a major coup on the copyright reform file.  Ignatieff characterizes copyright as “huge, complicated and highly technical” issue.

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August 5, 2009 Comments are Disabled Must Reads