As public outrage over ACTA mounts, there have been a series of official responses to questions posed by legislators or raised through access to information requests. In addition to yesterday's statement from International Trade Minister Peter Van Loan's office confirming Canada's support of release of the ACTA text, recent documents […]
Archive for March 18th, 2010
National Public Radio featured a story on ACTA yesterday that included comments from across the spectrum including the USTR's Stan McCoy, the MPAA, Gigi Sohn from Public Knowledge, and me.
There are several ACTA events upcoming worth noting: an EU consultation on March 22nd in Brussels, a European Parliament hearing on ACTA on April 4th, and PublicACTA, a full day conference in Wellington, NZ on April 10th. I am participating in the latter two events.
The Calgary Herald and Windsor Star both have published lead editorials opposing the extension of the private copying levy to devices such as iPods.
- Why the USMCA Locks in the Internet Platform Liability System in the U.S., Canada and Mexico
- Privacy and Zambonis in the Age of COVID-19: My Ian Kerr Memorial Lecture
- The LawBytes Podcast, Episode 52: Fair Dealing for Film Makers – Bob Tarantino on the Copyright Implications of the Room Full of Spoons Case
- The LawBytes Podcast, Episode 51: Canada’s Urban-Rural Broadband Divide – Josh Tabish on CIRA’s Internet Performance Data
- Why “Taking On” Google and Facebook Isn’t the Cure for the Media Sector’s Ills