The Supreme Court of Canada today announced that it will rehear the Robertson v. Thompson Corp. copyright arguments by reviewing the transcripts and videotape. The case was heard by the court in December 2005, before Justice Rothstein joined the court.
Archive for April, 2006
The Canadian Software Innovation Alliance, which brings together open source software developers and companies, has launched. The CSIA will provide an important new voice to the copyright policy discussion.
Yesterday's Speech from the Throne matched expectations as the focus was unsurprisingly on the Conservatives' five priorities. There were, however, several noteworthy inclusions and omissions. While there was no specific mention of copyright and the WIPO Treaties, Howard rightly points out that speech did say that "significant treaties will be […]
The Canadian Institutes of Health Research, one of the three main federal research funding agencies, has just announced that it plans to pursue a new open access policy for funded research. Notes the CIHR: "The aim is to establish a policy that will both help researchers gain access to the […]