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The Copyright Candidates

Just over two weeks ago, I posted a 2008 election copyright pledge that sought commitments to respect both creator and consumer rights, to guard against weakening user rights, and to fully consult on future reforms.  The reaction has been absolutely terrific.  The Green Party joined as a party, noting that […]

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October 12, 2008 12 comments News

61 Reforms to C-61, Day 53: Education Internet Exception Easily Avoided

Over the past two days, I've argued that the Internet exception for education is both unnecessary and potentially harmful.  It is also so easily avoided as to be almost useless.  As noted earlier, one way to avoid the exception is the use of DRM.  Another is to simply place a […]

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September 3, 2008 4 comments News

Marston on the Chorus Against C-61

Scott Elcomb posts a response from NDP MP Wayne Marston on C-61 – "Across the country, people like you are coming together to oppose this legislation in online chatrooms, on facebook and in coffee shops. They are voicing their concerns with the legislation by writing elected officials, by posting comments […]

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September 3, 2008 1 comment Must Reads

C-61 on Campus

Students return to school this week to be greeted by a series of articles critical of the soon-to-be defunct Bill C-61 (Ubessey, The Strand).

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September 2, 2008 2 comments Must Reads

Tapscott on C-61

Don Tapscott, the noted author of Wikinomics, weighs in on Bill C-61, describing it as "a massive step backward by the government."

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August 1, 2008 Comments are Disabled Must Reads