As part of my 30 Days of DRM series last summer, I called for the creation of a new collaborative body that would provide on-demand reviews for new circumvention rights. I argued that the U.S. DMCA process, which occurs once every three years, simply does not provide the public with […]
Archive for April 11th, 2007
Last week the U.S. and South Korea agreed on a major free trade agreement. The deal hasn't attracted much attention (though Canadian coverage has commented that a Canada – South Korea deal may now be on the way), but the extensive intellectual property provisions are worth noting, since they illustrate […]
My colleague Elizabeth Judge has been spearheading an important initiative focused on open access and the law. Open Access Law Canada is part of the broader Open Access Law program that is working to support law reviews movement toward open access. The new site includes a model Canadian publication agreement […]
A podcast of a recent speech from John Willinsky, Canada's leading advocate for open access and the author of The Access Principle, is well worth a listen.