CBC Radio's Ideas did a great job examining the copyright issue last night in an hourly documentary titled Who Owns Ideas? I make a brief appearance alongside Cory Doctorow, Jamie Boyle, Steven Page, Graham Henderson, and many others.
Archive for September 9th, 2008
Conservative Jewish New Year Card Questions Back
The CBC notes that the Conservatives are again sending out Jewish New Year cards that raise questions about where they obtained the list of names. Update: The Globe and Mail also covers the issue, but misses a more likely source of identity – door-to-door campaigning where the presence of a […]
61 Reforms to C-61, Day 57: Statutory Damages Reform – Uncertainty
Reforms to the statutory damages provisions formed a big part of the government's communication strategy for Bill C-61. Although scooped by the National Post, Industry Minister Jim Prentice emphasized the introduction of amendments to the statutory damages provisions that purportedly create limits for damages that arise from "private purposes" infringement. […]
CBC on Facebook Activism
The CBC covers the emergence of Facebook activism, with a particular focus on fair copyright.