Archive for November 5th, 2009

ACTA Negotiations, Day Three: Secret Talks on Transparency

The current round of ACTA negotiations wrap up later today in Seoul, Korea.  Having spent the first day focused on the now-leaked Internet provisions and the second day on the leaked criminal provisions, negotiators will spend this morning discussing whether they should make the draft treaty public.  Many countries continue […]

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November 5, 2009 9 comments News

Auditor General Wields Crown Copyright To Demand Takedown

Crown copyright concerns were raised repeatedly during this summer's copyright consultation as many groups expressed the view that government works should be treated as public domain.  The issue generated some surprise from Industry Minister Tony Clement, who asked for examples about why crown copyright was a problem.  This morning, the […]

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November 5, 2009 12 comments News