Archive for October 6th, 2011

The Daily Digital Lock Dissenter, Day 4: Canadian Council of Archives

The Canadian Council of Archives is Canada’s leading archivist organization, with a mandate “to preserve and provide access to Canadian documentary heritage by improving the administration, effectiveness and efficiency of the archival system.” The CCA’s comments on the C-32 digital lock provisions: Bill C-32 prohibits the circumvention of TPMs for […]

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October 6, 2011 10 comments News

CAUT on Bill C-11

The Canadian Association of University Teachers has posted a short video, voicing support for Bill C-11’s fair dealing reforms but urging members to speak out against the bill’s digital lock rules.

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October 6, 2011 8 comments News

CRTC Releases Online Video Report

The CRTC released its fact-finding report on over-the-top video yesterday.  I’ll have more to say on the report in my column next week, but in the meantime the money quote is: the evidence does not demonstrate that the presence of OTT providers in Canada and greater consumption of OTT content […]

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October 6, 2011 3 comments Must Reads

Is ACTA Enforceable?

The International Economic Law and Policy Blog asks  whether ACTA is enforceable in the light of its vague dispute resolution mechanisms.  

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October 6, 2011 1 comment Must Reads