Archive for May, 2012

Search Engine on the Access Copyright – AUCC Agreement

TVO’s Search Engine spoke with me this week on the Access Copyright – AUCC agreement, open access, the implications for education, and the broader copyright implications.

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CETA’s Constitutional Problem

My colleague Jeremy deBeer has published an article on the constitutional challenges posed by the intellectual property provisions in the Canada – EU Trade Agreement.

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May 1, 2012 Comments are Disabled Must Reads

Brazilian Copyright Collectives Indicted for Fraud

Brazil has been hit with a major copyright scandal as 15 directors of a local copyright collective have been indicted for fraud. The Brazilian Senate has proposed changes to the legal regulation of copyright collectives wth an emphasis on increased transparency.

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Is the TPP Foundering?

Foreign Policy reports that the Trans Pacific Partnership may be foundering with growing opposition in countries such as Chile and Malaysia as well as exclusion of Canada, Mexico, and Japan.

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