LibriVox, the remarkable Montreal-based initiative that is creating audio versions of public domain books, just catalogued its 1,000th book. Launched just over two years ago, the site has 1,500 volunteers and is releasing 60 – 70 new books every month.
Archive for November 1st, 2007
Readers may recall the storm over cutbacks to the Library and Archives opening hours. That issue was elevated yesterday as it was raised during the Senate's Question Period.
Industry Minister Jim Prentice has shot down rumours of delays to the forthcoming spectrum auction, indicating that the rules are coming and that the auction will be held as soon as practical in 2008.
- My Appearance Before the Senate Committee on Transport and Communications: Why Copyright Reform Isn’t the Answer to the Challenges Faced by the News Media Sector
- Null and Void: Speaker of the House of Commons Strikes Down Numerous Bill C-10 Amendments
- Guilbeault’s Gag Order, the Sequel: Time Running Out as Government Seeks to End Debate on Bill C-10 in the House of Commons
- The Law Bytes Podcast, Episode 92: A Conversation with Senator Paula Simons on Copyright, the Internet and the Future of Media in Canada
- Secret Law Making: Liberal, Bloc and NDP MPs Unite to Back Undisclosed Bill C-10 Amendments Without Discussion or Debate