Post Tagged with: "CopyrightCopyright Microsite – Canadian Copyright"

Blame Canada, China Edition

What happens when you get a steady stream of unfounded claims from the U.S. government and U.S. lobby groups on the state of Canadian copyright law?  What happens when Canadian lobby groups representing largely foreign interests try to convince Canadians that they are a "pirate nation"?  What happens when the […]

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April 17, 2007 6 comments News

Number Crunching

Earlier this month, U.S. Ambassador David Wilkins stepped up the pressure on Canada on copyright.  The speech that launched a round of media coverage has now been posted by the U.S. Embassy.  The relevant passage is: We are asking the Government of Canada to strengthen your copyright laws. There is […]

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March 20, 2007 10 comments News

Olympic Timing

Several people have written to note the curious timing of the introduction Bill C-47, the Olympics marks bill (perhaps better referred to as the Olympic Corporate Sponsor Protection Act).  The approach was unusual on several counts.  First, the bill was introduced toward the end of the day on Friday after […]

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March 5, 2007 2 comments News

Copyright and ATIPs

The Tyee runs an interesting article on some of the barriers to using Access to Information legislation, including potential copyright limitations.

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July 15, 2006 Comments are Disabled News

Access Copyright Responds

Access Copyright is quoted in this article on the Captain Copyright controversy, responding to the concerns regarding the site and its approach to copyright education.

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June 9, 2006 Comments are Disabled News