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Reactions to the Liberal C-32 Amendments

Reactions to the proposed Liberal Bill C-32 amendments included criticism from groups like the Writers Guild of Canada and the Canadian Association of Broadcasters, along with modest support from the Canadian Conference for the Arts.  The Conservatives, meanwhile, escalated the rhetoric around the “iPod tax” issue by releasing a radio […]

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December 17, 2010 11 comments Must Reads

Liberals Stake Out Positions on Bill C-32

In the aftermath of the “No iPod Tax” event earlier this week, the Liberals have come forward this morning with specific positions on Bill C-32.  The announcement is welcome since it helps clarify where the party stands and specifically where compromise is needed if the bill is to be passed.  […]

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December 16, 2010 75 comments News

Liberals Preparing C-32 Amendments on Digital Locks & Fair Dealing

The Wire Report reports that the Liberals are preparing amendments to Bill C-32 to address digital locks and fair dealing.  The digital lock reforms will apparently address the consumer rights concerns, as Garneau notes in the article that “we believe that if somebody has legitimately bought a work and wants […]

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November 26, 2010 12 comments News

Ignatieff on Bill C-32

Digital-Copyright.ca posts a letter from Liberal leader Michael Ignatieff on Bill C-32.  It includes: we believe that Canadian consumers who have legitimately purchased a CD or a DVD or other product should also have the ability to transfer their purchase onto their iPod or make a personal backup copy on […]

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September 13, 2010 9 comments Must Reads

Liberals Discussing Special Legislative Committee For Copyright Bill

The Wire Report reports the Liberal Party is considering promoting a special legislative committee to address the forthcoming copyright reform bill.

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April 1, 2010 2 comments Must Reads