The Canadian Human Rights Tribunal has ruled that the Internet hate provision found in the Human Rights Act is unconstitutional. In a decision released today, the Tribunal ruled that the restriction on speech imposed by the provision is not a reasonable limit under Section 1 of the Charter of Rights […]
Archive for September 2nd, 2009
ITBusiness.ca recently held a copyright roundtable on several issues, including the private copying levy. A report and video of part one has been posted here.
Howard Knopf blogs on yesterday's final copyright roundtable, held in Peterborough. There was some local media coverage, in which Canadian Heritage Parliamentary Secretary Dean Del Mastro questioned the closed door approach to the consultations.
- “Get Money from Web Giants” Grows: Canadian Heritage Minister Guilbeault Says Government Working on a New Data Tax
- An Anti-Digital Agenda: Forget the Digital Policy Reboot, the Government Just Hit Delete Instead
- “Get Money From Web Giants”: Why Canadian Heritage Minister Steven Guilbeault’s Top Legislative Priority is Risky Business
- Why It’s Time to Reboot Canada’s Failed Digital Agenda
- Weakening Net Neutrality: How the Government’s Internet Regulation Plan Abandons the Principle of Equal Treatment of Content Online