Archive for September 4th, 2009

Copyright Consultation Submission Summary: Over 4,000 Posted Through August 31st

There are now over 4,000 posted submissions with the overwhelming majority of them speaking out against Bill C-61, anti-circumvention rules, and for stronger fair dealing (earlier charts here, here, here, and here).  While critics of fair copyright insist on characterizing many as anti-levy or anti-copyright, there have been only five […]

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September 4, 2009 Comments are Disabled Stop CDMCA

Copyright Consultation Submission Summary: Over 4,000 Posted Through August 31st

There are now over 4,000 posted submissions with the overwhelming majority of them speaking out against Bill C-61, anti-circumvention rules, and for stronger fair dealing (earlier charts here, here, here, and here).  While critics of fair copyright insist on characterizing many as anti-levy or anti-copyright, there have been only five […]

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September 4, 2009 40 comments News

“Expensive, Illogical, and Extraordinarily Negative”

Paul McCartney and Elton John on the UK three strikes and you're out proposal.

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September 4, 2009 Comments are Disabled Must Reads

Geczy on Copyright Reform

George Geczy, past chair of the Hamilton Chamber of Commerce Science and Technology committee, has an op-ed in the Hamilton Spectator urging the public to "be willing to stand up for your rights as a consumer of "intellectual property."

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September 4, 2009 Comments are Disabled Must Reads

Project Gutenberg Canada’s Copyright Reform Recommendations

Project Gutenberg Canada, which has produced hundreds of electronic versions of public domain books, has submitted a response to the copyright consultation focused primarily on public domain issues.

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September 4, 2009 Comments are Disabled Must Reads