The National Post devotes its entire masthead editorial today to the copyright debate. The piece is critical of the U.S. DMCA, describing it as a "disaster" and warning against the "incredible absurdities" created by anti-circumvention legislation. It adds: For Canada to introduce DMCA-style legislation now would do nothing but encourage […]
Archive for February 18th, 2008
Montreal Gazette on Gilberto Gil
The Montreal Gazette reports on a visit to Canada by Brazilian Culture Minister and musician Gilberto Gil. When told of Canadians' demand for public consultations on the copyright issue, Gil responded "That's it, that's what this is all about. A multiple discussion of what can and can't done. It can't […]
Australian Governments Embrace Creative Commons Licensing
The Guardian reports on how Australian federal and state governments are moving toward using creative commons licenses for public sector information.