Archive for September 15th, 2009

(New) Last Day To Submit to Copyright Consultation: More Opinions Posted

Today is the new last day to submit to the copyright consultation with the grace period expiring at midnight.  It only takes a single email to register your views.  Whether you use a form letter or craft your own submission, every submission counts.  More posted views and submissions include: Canadian […]

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September 15, 2009 3 comments News

Tracking the Copyright Consultation Discussion Forum: Final Results

Throughout the copyright consultation, I've been assisted by University of Ottawa student Frances Munn, who has been tracking the discussion in the online forum (earlier updates here, here, and here).  While submissions will still be accepted until midnight tonight, the discussion forum is now closed.   The forum attracted over 2,000 comments with a summary posted below.

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September 15, 2009 Comments are Disabled Stop CDMCA

Tracking the Copyright Consultation Discussion Forum: Final Results

Throughout the copyright consultation, I've been assisted by University of Ottawa student Frances Munn, who has been tracking the discussion in the online forum (earlier updates here, here, and here).  While submissions will still be accepted until midnight tonight, the discussion forum is now closed.   The forum attracted over 2,000 comments with a summary posted below.

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September 15, 2009 5 comments News

Rogers Raises Questions About CRTC “Procedural Fairness”

Rogers has issued a press release raising questions about whether certain CRTC commissioners, including Chair Konrad von Finckenstein, have pre-judged the fee-for-carriage issue and should drop out of the hearing on the issue later this year.

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September 15, 2009 Comments are Disabled Must Reads

Canadian Association of Broadcasters on Copyright Reform

The Canadian Association of Broadcasters has posted its copyright consultation submission.  The CAB argues that the ratification of the WIPO Internet treaties should not be the primary driver of new reforms and that user rights are an integral part of Canadian copyright.

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September 15, 2009 1 comment Must Reads