Wallace McLean posts his annual list of authors whose works enter into the public domain in Canada this year. There is additional coverage of public domain day here and here. The issue should resonate particularly strongly this year, given the news that the European Union is demanding that Canada extend […]
Archive for January 1st, 2010
Three Strikes Law Takes Effect in France
Hadopi, the French three-strikes and you're out law, takes effect today. The law establishes a new state agency – the Higher Authority for the Distribution of Works and the Protection of Copyright on the Internet. Update: Several people have written to report that the law has been delayed by the […]
How Technology Killed Copyright
Canwest's Gillian Shaw examines how technology is challenging traditional copyright law and forcing business to innovate.
CLawBies For 2009 Unveiled
The CLawBies, which recognizes Canadian legal blogging, have been announced for 2009. The great Slaw was easily named the best Canadian law blog. This blog was named the Best Legal Tech Blog.