Archive for August 20th, 2008

61 Reforms to C-61, Day 43: ILTs – Safe Harbour Largely Illusory

The inclusion of provisions for "Information Location Tool Providers" – ie. search engines – was a bit of a surprise.  The ILT provisions unexpectedly appeared in Bill C-60 and there were concerns expressed with the approach adopted by the government.  ILT provisions are back in C-61 with the focus on […]

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August 20, 2008 2 comments News

Copyright Lobbying Behind Closed Doors

As thousands of individual Canadians speak out against C-61 this summer, certain groups have obtained special access to Industry Minister Jim Prentice and his political team to make their case.  The new lobbying rules require lobbyists to report their communications with politicians, political staff, and senior policy officials.  With the […]

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August 20, 2008 13 comments News