Digital PQ, a new initiative launched by members of the Parti QuÃ©bÃ©cois, is promoting the adoption of open standards and open data, within the Quebec government.
Archive for October, 2010
From “Radical Extremism” to “Balanced Copyright”: Canadian Copyright & Digital Agenda – Introduction
Irwin Law has just posted the introduction to From “Radical Extremism” to “Balanced Copyright”: Canadian Copyright and the Digital Agenda, the new book on Canadian copyright reform that focuses specifically on Bill C-32. The book launches next week and will be available in both paper and as a Creative Commons […]
There has been no shortage of reaction to the release of the latest ACTA text over the past 24 hours. USTR Ambassador Ron Kirk called it a significant victory and urged other ACTA countries to quickly complete the text. Australian officials also welcomed release of the latest text, while EU […]
The Globe’s Kate Taylor offers a survey of reaction to C-32 and the challenges it will face in the legislative process.
It should also be noted that this chapter is still not concluded. The inclusion of trademarks in some provisions would seemingly require changes to U.S. law and has not acheived consensus. Further, a provision on enforcement procedures ” including the unlawful use of means of widespread distribution for infringing purposes” has not received consensus support. With respect to what has been concluded: