Archive for May 6th, 2010

European Parliament Passes Resolution Calling on Canada To Support Moving ACTA to WIPO

With the Canada – European Union summit underway this week, the European Parliament has just passed a resolution that calls on Canada to support even greater ACTA transparency and to shift the negotiations to an international organization such as WIPO.  The full paragraph within the resolution states that the European […]

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May 6, 2010 10 comments News

Writers Guild of Canada: Levy on All Distribution and Storage Points

The Wire Report reports on this week's Canadian Heritage committee of the Writers Guild of Canada, which argued for two levies that would cover all distribution and storage points.  The WU wants both an ISP levy (as proposed to the CRTC last year) and an expansion of the private copying […]

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May 6, 2010 9 comments Must Reads

Why Canadians Should Care About ACTA

The Mark News runs my opinion piece on why Canadians should care about ACTA, focusing on its specific implications for domestic policy.

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May 6, 2010 Comments are Disabled Must Reads

Covering the Return of the Canadian DMCA

Yesterday's post on the government's plans for the copyright bill generated widespread coverage both online and in the mainstream media.  There were many notable blog posts from creators (here, here) and other sites (here, here, here, here, here, here). The media picked up on the story: Globe and Mail: Pending […]

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May 6, 2010 22 comments News