Post Tagged with: "bulte"

Policy Options on Blogs and the 2006 Election

Policy Options features an article on the impact of blogs on the 2006 federal election with a good recap of the Bulte story.

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March 7, 2006 Comments are Disabled News

Lessons Learned

The Bulte story is generating considerable media attention today (Canadian Press,, IT Business) as the "bloggers influence the election" angle is an attractive one.  This obviously continues the theme from last week when Macleans, Toronto Star, National Post, and Globe and Mail all discussed the same issue (as did […]

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January 24, 2006 9 comments News

Fighting for the Right to Fund Politicians

Almost lost amidst the aftermath of yesterday's election is a letter to the editor from CRIA General Counsel Richard Pfohl.  It would appear that CRIA wants to fight for more than just U.S. style copyright reform.  They also want to fight for the right to provide campaign contributions to politicians […]

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January 24, 2006 2 comments News

5722 Votes

Parkdale-High Park – 190/190 polls reporting Peggy Nash – 20690 Sam Bulte – 18489 In 2004, Sam Bulte won Parkdale-High Park by 3521 votes.  By shifting 5722 votes (more than any Toronto riding), I suspect that the copyright balance and fundraising issue played a role in the outcome.  While some […]

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January 24, 2006 18 comments News

Confirming the Copyright Gap

The Toronto Star today featured a lengthy article by Sam Bulte titled Closing the Copyright Gap which explains her views on copyright reform (unfortunately the article is not currently online).  The article makes the arguments that observers of this issue would expect: WIPO ratification is good, Canadian digital businesses are […]

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January 22, 2006 16 comments News