Post Tagged with: "reform"

National Post on Copyright Reform

The National Post reports on how Canadian copyright reform "remains elusive."

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April 9, 2008 Comments are Disabled Must Reads

Canada’s Upcoming Copyright Clash

The Literary Review of Canada's June issue is about to hit the newsstands and it includes The Upcoming Copyright Clash, an essay I wrote on copyright reform in Canada.

The essay brings together several themes that I've written about in the past including the value of the Canadian public domain and the danger associated with potential copyright term extension. It argues for a positive vision of copyright reform incluing the creation of a national digital library and greater usage rights for content created by the CBC, Canada's public broadcaster.

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May 25, 2005 1 comment Columns

Rising to the Privacy Reform Challenge

My weekly Toronto Star Law Bytes column (Toronto Star version, HTML backup article, homepage version) picks up on last week’s discussion of the need to name names as part of Canada’s privacy law by advocating further reforms to the privacy law framework. The column argues that for many for many […]

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October 25, 2004 Comments are Disabled Columns

A Plan To Restore Balance To Canadian Copyright Law

Professor Geist's latest Toronto Star Law Bytes column (Toronto Star version, HTML backup article, homepage version) considers how copyright balance can be restored to Canadian copyright reform. The column identifies five principles — (1) procedural balance including a commitment from parliamentarians to refuse campaign contributions from rights holder groups; (2) […]

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June 14, 2004 Comments are Disabled Columns