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Divide Among Liberals Over Anti-Spam Bill?

Media coverage over the weekend suggested a possible split among Liberal MPs over Bill C-27, the anti-spam bill.  Canwest's coverage noted that the Liberal MPs have tabled motions designed to water down the bill.  I blogged last week about motions promoted by copyright lobby groups such as the music and […]

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October 19, 2009 Comments are Disabled News

Garneau Responds: Clarifying the Liberal Copyright Recommendation

Late this afternoon, Marc Garneau, the Liberal Industry critic, contacted me to respond to my post today on the Liberal dissenting recommendation to introduce copyright legislation and ratify the WIPO Internet treaties in the Industry Committee report on the Canadian economy.  The following notes on the call are posted with […]

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June 29, 2009 10 comments News

Garneau Responds: Clarifying the Liberal Copyright Recommendation

Late this afternoon, Marc Garneau, the Liberal Industry critic, contacted me to respond to my post today on the Liberal dissenting recommendation to introduce copyright legislation and ratify the WIPO Internet treaties in the Industry Committee report on the Canadian economy.  The following notes on the call are posted with […]

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June 29, 2009 Comments are Disabled Stop CDMCA

Liberals Take A Stand For Net Neutrality

Yesterday's Question Period featured an unexpected and welcome surprise – the federal Liberal Party has expressed its support for net neutrality.  Industry critic Marc Garneau rose on the floor of the House of Commons and asked (video version here): Mr. Speaker, in a free and open democracy in the 21st […]

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June 19, 2009 37 comments News

Liberals Unveil New Shadow Cabinet

Two months after naming their last shadow cabinet, Liberal leader Michael Ignatieff today unveiled a revised (and slimmed down) shadow cabinet.  The opposition critics in the two areas with the strongest link to technology issues have changed – the new Liberal opposition critic for Industry, Science and Technology is Mark […]

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January 22, 2009 1 comment News