Post Tagged with: "liberals"

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 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

Liberals Call for Better Internet and Wireless Competition, Net Neutrality

The Liberals have issued a noteworthy release calling for better competition and service for wireless and Internet services in Canada.  The party says there is a real competition problem that calls for "concrete proposals to lower prices and improve cell phone and Internet service for urban and rural Canadians." The […]

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October 30, 2009 8 comments News

Liberals To Drop Controversial Copyright Lobby Spyware Amendments

With the Industry Committee now scheduled to contact its final clause-by-clause review of Bill C-27 on Wednesday, sources in the Liberal Party advise that its MPs plan to withdraw several controversial copyright lobby-inspired amendments to the computer program and spyware provisions. Since first reported on Friday, thousands of emails and […]

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October 20, 2009 10 comments News