Archive for June 25th, 2008

Bell’s Congestion “Problem”

Bell files its congestion data as demanded by the CRTC.  The data suggests no congestion problems for at least 95 percent of the network in Ontario and Quebec.

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June 25, 2008 8 comments Must Reads

Taking Stock of My Fair Copyright for Canada Principles

Several people have written over the past week to repeat a question that arose regularly last December – "what do you think fair copyright reform looks like?"  My 61 reforms to C-61 will address many needed changes to the Prentice bill, but it is simpler to point to the eight key principles that I outlined earlier this year.  While I think the principles reflect a balanced approach that is consistent with the underlying values of copyright, only one is fully reflected in Bill C-61.  The eight principles with commentary on the impact of C-61:

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June 25, 2008 11 comments News

FSAC “Dismayed” By Copyright Reform

The Film Studies Association of Canada, a national scholary association, has released a detailed statement on Canadian copyright reform, expressing their dismay at Bill C-61.  The FSAC notes that the bill "will seriously threaten educational and scholarly rights, limiting access to copyrighted material and eroding academic protections offered by the […]

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June 25, 2008 Comments are Disabled Must Reads

“The Sleeper Political Issue of the Season”

The Toronto Star's Susan Delacourt on copyright reform.

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June 25, 2008 1 comment Must Reads