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Canadian Library Association on Access Copyright Lawsuit

The Canadian Library Association issued a statement late last week on the Access Copyright lawsuit filed against York University, urging it to abandon the lawsuit and pointing to several legal concerns.

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May 21, 2013 1 comment Must Reads

Canadian Library Association Posts Its Technical Amendments to Bill C-11

The Canadian Library Association has posted its proposed technical amendments to Bill C-11. The CLA suggests two changes: one on alternative formats (it argues the bill is more restrictive than a proposed international treaty at WIPO) and one on digital locks. The digital lock proposal is one that should enjoy […]

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February 27, 2012 8 comments News

Canadian Library Association on C-11

The Canadian Library Association has released a new position paper on Bill C-11. The CLA directs much of its concern to the digital lock rules: The prohibitions on the circumvention of digital locks in Bill C‐11 exceed Canada’s obligations under WIPO copyright treaties. Canada agreed to distinctive wording and flexibilities […]

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December 21, 2011 4 comments News

The Daily Digital Lock Dissenter, Day 9: Canadian Library Association

The Canadian Library Association represents thousands of Canadian librarians and hundreds of libraries from across the country. Its position on the C-11 digital lock rules weave together the overreach of provisions and the inadequacy of the exceptions: The prohibitions on the circumvention of digital locks in Bill C-32 exceed Canada’s […]

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October 14, 2011 8 comments News

Canadian Library Association on C-32: Digital Lock Rules “Fundamentally Flawed”

The Canadian Library Association has released detailed comments on Bill C-32.  At the risk of being labeled “radical extremists” by Canadian Heritage James Moore, the CLA adopts positions that are very similar to those found on this blog and by those arguing for balanced copyright.  The bottom line from the […]

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August 17, 2010 16 comments News