Archive for May 14th, 2012

Bill C-11 Enters Final House Debate With Green Party & Bloc Amendments

Bill C-11, the copyright reform bill, is scheduled for debate today, with a long list of proposed amendments from the Green Party’s Elizabeth May and from Bloc MP André Bellavance.  Given the government’s previous rejection of NDP and Liberal amendments, there is little reason to believe any of these proposals […]

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Opposition Mounts to AUCC – Access Copyright Deal

Access Copyright will likely promote many universities signing its agreement with AUCC tomorrow, but opposition to the deal continues to mount across the country: the Queen’s University Senate will consider a motion opposing the AUCC – Access Copyright agreement later this month. Carleton University’s Graduate Students’ Association have posted a […]

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U.S. Court Issues Major Fair Use Decision

A U.S. court has released its decision in a major fair use case involving the Georgia State University e-reserves. Discussion of the 355 page decision here, here, and here.

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The Yes Men Crash the TPP Party

The Yes Men crashed the Trans Pacific Partnership negotiations on Friday, awarding a fake 2012 Corporate Power Tool Award to the negotiators and distributing hundreds of rolls of TPP toilet paper.

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