The 61 reforms to Bill C-61 project concludes with one of the most puzzling provisions in the bill. Bill C-61 adds the following to copyright owners' basic set of exclusive rights: in the case of a work that can be put into circulation as a tangible object, to sell or […]
Archive for September 15th, 2008
Public Policy Consultations No Field of Dreams
Appeared in the Toronto Star on September 15, 2008 as Public Policy Consultations No Field of Dreams Last week, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission released the results of a public online consultation on new media that will feed into hearings on the issue early next year. Given that it […]
C-61 in 61 Seconds – The Winners
Thanks to the many people who took the time to create videos for the C-61 in 61 Seconds video competition. The judges have reviewed all the submissions and selected three as their top choices: Kill Bill (C-61), Bill C-61's Bizarre Digital Lock Rights, and La Petite View Numerique/The Simple Life […]
CBC’s Search Engine is Back
CBC's Search Engine returns with its first podcast episode and a discussion on the show and the current election campaign.
Copyright in the Election Debate
The organizers for the upcoming federal election debates have invited Canadians to email proposed questions to firstname.lastname@example.org. Sounds like a great chance to put copyright and digital issues like net neutrality on the public agenda.