Archive for April, 2010

Bloc MP St-Cyr and Crown Copyright

The Public Domain blog takes issue with a recent off-hand comment from Bloc MP Thierry St-Cyr, who suggested that there is no copyright in comments made during Question Period debate. The reality is the opposite – the government asserts crown copyright in the House of Commons official record, Hansard.

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April 1, 2010 2 comments Must Reads

Liberals Discussing Special Legislative Committee For Copyright Bill

The Wire Report reports the Liberal Party is considering promoting a special legislative committee to address the forthcoming copyright reform bill.

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April 1, 2010 2 comments Must Reads

Bannerman on Cancon Online

Sara Bannerman has an interesting post on areas where Canadian content regulation could apply online.

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April 1, 2010 1 comment Must Reads

Dutch Government Launches Public Domain Site for Gov Docs

The Dutch government has launched a new website that uses a public domain license as its default. The site will eventually replace all sites maintained by the government.

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April 1, 2010 Comments are Disabled Must Reads