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