As public outrage over ACTA mounts, there have been a series of official responses to questions posed by legislators or raised through access to information requests. In addition to yesterday's statement from International Trade Minister Peter Van Loan's office confirming Canada's support of release of the ACTA text, recent documents […]
Archive for March 18th, 2010
National Public Radio featured a story on ACTA yesterday that included comments from across the spectrum including the USTR's Stan McCoy, the MPAA, Gigi Sohn from Public Knowledge, and me.
There are several ACTA events upcoming worth noting: an EU consultation on March 22nd in Brussels, a European Parliament hearing on ACTA on April 4th, and PublicACTA, a full day conference in Wellington, NZ on April 10th. I am participating in the latter two events.
The Calgary Herald and Windsor Star both have published lead editorials opposing the extension of the private copying levy to devices such as iPods.
- The LawBytes Podcast, Episode 59: “It’s a Racist Policy” – Ben Cashdan on the U.S. Effort to Derail South Africa’s Copyright Reform
- The LawBytes Podcast, Episode 58: “An Earth Shattering Decision” – Marina Pavlovic on the Supreme Court of Canada’s Uber v. Heller Ruling
- The LawBytes Podcast, Episode 57: Julia Reda on What Canada Should Learn from the European Battle over a Copyright Link Tax
- Pay to Link?: Canadian Heritage Minister Guilbeault Backs Bringing the Link Tax to Canada
- The LawBytes Podcast, Episode 56: Eloïse Gratton on Quebec’s Plan to Overhaul its Privacy Law