Archive for March 18th, 2010

Official ACTA Responses Begin To Mount

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 […]

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March 18, 2010 4 comments News

NPR: ACTA Causes a Stir

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. 

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ACTA Events Around the World

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.

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March 18, 2010 1 comment Must Reads

Masthead Editorials Oppose Extension of Private Copying Levy

The Calgary Herald and Windsor Star both have published lead editorials opposing the extension of the private copying levy to devices such as iPods.

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March 18, 2010 1 comment Must Reads