Archive for September, 2007

Navigating Canada’s Copyright Conflicts

Appeared in the Hill Times on October 1, 2007 as Navigating Canada's Copyright 'Conflicts' In a sure sign of an impending throne speech, copyright lobby groups are out in full force calling on the government to prioritize intellectual property protection in its fall legislative agenda.  Despite efforts to put forward […]

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September 30, 2007 Comments are Disabled Columns Archive

Dalton McGuinty Online vs. (hat tip: Infoscape Research Lab).

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September 30, 2007 2 comments Must Reads

Canadian Library Association On Copyright

The Canadian Library Association has written to the responsible Ministers on copyright, focusing primarily on anti-circumvention concerns.

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September 30, 2007 Comments are Disabled Must Reads

Motzney Named New DG of Copyright Policy

The Hill Times is reporting that Barbara Motzney, formerly the Director General of Canadian Heritage's Planning and Intergovernmental Affairs Branch, has been named the Director General of Copyright Policy at Canadian Heritage.  Motzney brings an interesting background to the position, including time at Industry Canada's E-commerce Task Force in the […]

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September 30, 2007 1 comment News

Cancopy Law

Earlier this week I had the opportunity to speak "virtually" on copyright and education for the University of Manitoba's Copyright/Copyleft Symposium. The talk is available in MP3 format or with powerpoint and voice via the impressive Elluminate.

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September 27, 2007 Comments are Disabled Must Reads