Archive for December 10th, 2009

The ACTA Timeline: Tracing The Secret Copyright Treaty

The Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement is generating growing concern (witness today's release of a protest letter from civil liberties groups from around the world) as many people learn about the secret copyright treaty for the first time.  I've posted video talks and interviews on ACTA, but some have asked for a […]

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Why Buy American Has Nothing to do With Canadian Copyright Reform

Blayne Haggart, a PhD student at Carleton, has a great post explaining why the attempted linkage between Buy American policies (largely state and municipal) and copyright policies (federal) are false.

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Why SOCAN Wanted To Keep Its Copyright Submission Secret

Howard Knopf provides his take on why SOCAN wanted to keep its copyright submission secret.  The key issue – retroactive legislative reform.

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New Zealand Coalition Forms To Fight ACTA

ComputerWorld NZ reports that a new New Zealand coalition has formed to fight ACTA.

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