Archive for February 1st, 2010

CBC.ca and iCopyright

There is lots of coverage of the CBC.ca's use of the iCopyright system.  I reference it in this week's column as an example of what a publicly funded institution should not be doing.  The most comprehensive coverage comes from Cameron McMaster at the Canadian Media Policy Portal here and here.

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February 1, 2010 5 comments Must Reads

NFB Unreels Online Smash Hits

In recent years, Canadians have become increasingly accustomed to hearing about Internet success stories elsewhere with fewer examples of homegrown initiatives. However, as my weekly technology law column (Toronto Star version, homepage version) discusses, an unlikely Canadian online video success has emerged recently that has not received its due – the National Film Board of Canada’s Screening Room

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February 1, 2010 7 comments Columns

National Film Board Unreels Online Smash Hits

Appeared in the Toronto Star on February 1, 2010 as National Film Board unreels online smash hits In recent years, Canadians have become increasingly accustomed to hearing about Internet success stories elsewhere with fewer examples of homegrown initiatives. However, an unlikely Canadian online video success has emerged recently that has […]

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February 1, 2010 Comments are Disabled Columns Archive

CIRA CEO on ACTA

CIRA CEO Byron Holland has a great piece on ACTA, three strikes and the danger of "unintended negative consequences."

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February 1, 2010 1 comment Must Reads

French MEP Demands ACTA Transparency

Add French Member of the European Parliament Françoise Castex to the list of elected officials around the world demanding greater ACTA transparency.

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