The Canadian Association of Broadcasters will shut down in June. The organization reportedly struggled to find common ground between broadcasters and cable operators.
Archive for February, 2010
Knopf With 21 Reasons Canadian Copyright Law Is Stronger Than The U.S.
Howard Knopf has an absolute must-read post that lists 21 reasons why Canadian copyright law is already stronger than the U.S. Knopf's list includes the existence of the private copying levy, neighbouring rights, movie theatre payments for exhibiting films, moral rights, the fact that broadcasters pay more copyright royalties and […]
Australian Copyright Agency Spends More Salaries Than Creators
The Australian reports that Australia's Copyright Agency Limited spent more last year on staff salaries that it allocated to authors and artists.
Free Software Foundation Submission on USTR Special 301
The Free Software Foundation has posted its submission to the USTR Special 301 consultation, warning against anti-circumvention legislation and urging the U.S. government to stop "using such laws as a negotiating stick."
IT Business on Conference Board of Canada IP Reports
IT Business covers the release of the new Conference Board of Canada report on intellectual property.