Archive for August 6th, 2008

61 Reforms to C-61, Day 33: TPMs – LAM and Educational Institution Limitations, Part One

As noted earlier in the series, unlike some other countries, there is no anti-circumvention exception for teaching in Bill C-61.  The one nod to the special considerations for libraries, archives, museums, and educational institutions in the anti-circumvention rules comes in Section 41.19 with regard to potential damages.  That provision states […]

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August 6, 2008 Comments are Disabled News

Digital Advocacy Talk at Google UK

Earlier this year, I was invited to give a Policy Talks@Google talk at Google’s London, UK office.  That talk, which focused on digital advocacy, has now been posted online.

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August 6, 2008 1 comment News, Video

NZ Government Reports on ACTA Talks

The Government of New Zealand has posted a short report on last week's ACTA talks, noting the key issues and committing to future negotiations.  As usual, the Canadian government remains silent on ACTA.

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August 6, 2008 5 comments Must Reads

Wesch on YouTube

Absolutely phenomenal speech/video on YouTube culture by Professor Michael Wesch of Kansas State University, which includes the estimate that 88 percent of YouTube content is original.

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August 6, 2008 1 comment Must Reads

CBC on

The CBC covers the CRTC's recent letters on with reaction from the CBA.

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August 6, 2008 Comments are Disabled Must Reads