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NDP Response to the Prentice DMCA

Response from NDP MP Olivia Chow posted on BoingBoing: Industry Minister Jim Prentice may very well introduce a bill to amend existing copyright legislation before the end of the current session of Parliament in the next few weeks. Unfortunately, there is reason to believe that his bill will be no […]

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May 21, 2008 Comments are Disabled Must Reads

Angus Warns of DMCA Lobbyist Parade

NDP MP Charlie Angus has warned Canadians to "watch out for a carefully orchestrated pageant by the trade lobbyists." The release notes that "Angus predicts that certain politicians and lobbyists will try to drum up fear over Canada’s reluctance to sign on for heavily restrictive, U.S.-style Digital Millennium Copyright Act […]

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May 5, 2008 4 comments Must Reads

Wilkins Confirms Copyright Discussions at SPP

U.S. Ambassador to Canada David Wilkins gave a lengthy interview following the SPP meeting this week that is available as an MP3 file.  Wilkins says that there was a general discussion on copyright and that the U.S. continues to advocate for a "stronger copyright law" but that there were no […]

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April 25, 2008 2 comments Must Reads

National Post on Copyright Reform

The National Post reports on how Canadian copyright reform "remains elusive."

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April 9, 2008 Comments are Disabled Must Reads