I am delighted to report that the official launch for a new book on Canadian copyright reform that focuses specifically on Bill C-32 is set for October 14th in Ottawa. The peer reviewed book, which will be available in paper and electronically under a Creative Commons licence from Irwin Law, […]
Archive for October, 2010
The Government has released its cyber-security strategy. The document provides limited details on a serious plan to address online security concerns, though it does confirm that there are plans to reintroduce lawful access legislation.
NDP MP Charlie Angus has filed a petition in the House of Commons signed by Canadians that expresses concern with Bill C-32’s digital lock provisions.
The Library of Parliament has posted its legislative summary of Bill C-32. The document includes a good discussion of the key issues and differing opinions on the bill.
The Tokyo round of ACTA negotiations concluded earlier today with countries saying that they “resolved nearly all substantive issues and produced a consolidated and largely finalized text.” Earlier reports from Reuters indicated that the latest round of ACTA negotiations in Tokyo, Japan has failed to produce an agreement. That report […]