Archive for September 2nd, 2009

Canadian Human Rights Tribunal Rules Internet Hate Provision Unconstitutional

The Canadian Human Rights Tribunal has ruled that the Internet hate provision found in the Human Rights Act is unconstitutional.  In a decision released today, the Tribunal ruled that the restriction on speech imposed by the provision is not a reasonable limit under Section 1 of the Charter of Rights […]

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September 2, 2009 8 comments Must Reads

ITBusiness Hosts Copyright Debate

ITBusiness.ca recently held a copyright roundtable on several issues, including the private copying levy.  A report and video of part one has been posted here.

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September 2, 2009 2 comments Must Reads

Knopf On Peterborough Copyright Roundtable

Howard Knopf blogs on yesterday's final copyright roundtable, held in Peterborough.  There was some local media coverage, in which Canadian Heritage Parliamentary Secretary Dean Del Mastro questioned the closed door approach to the consultations.

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September 2, 2009 Comments are Disabled Must Reads

Edmonton Citizens Copyright Round Table

A group of Edmonton residents are hosting a public copyright roundtable tomorrow (Thursday) at the University of Alberta.  Details here.

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September 2, 2009 2 comments Must Reads