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 […]
Archive for September, 2007
Dalton McGuinty Online
Dalton.ca vs. DaltonMcGuinty.ca (hat tip: Infoscape Research Lab).
Canadian Library Association On Copyright
The Canadian Library Association has written to the responsible Ministers on copyright, focusing primarily on anti-circumvention concerns.
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 […]
Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada: Michael Geist Speaks on the Future of Privacy
I spoke at the closing of the 29th International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners. Here, I summarized the privacy issues discussed at the conference held on September 25 – 28, 2007.