Archive for November 26th, 2010

Q. Do Digital Locks Trump Educational Fair Dealing? A. Yes

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November 26, 2010 36 comments News

Liberals Preparing C-32 Amendments on Digital Locks & Fair Dealing

The Wire Report reports that the Liberals are preparing amendments to Bill C-32 to address digital locks and fair dealing.  The digital lock reforms will apparently address the consumer rights concerns, as Garneau notes in the article that “we believe that if somebody has legitimately bought a work and wants […]

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November 26, 2010 12 comments News

C-32 Legislative Committee, Day Two: Clement & Moore Take Centre Stage

The second public meeting of the C-32 legislative committee took place yesterday with Industry Minister Tony Clement and Canadian Heritage Minister James Moore taking centre stage.  The eventful day included a frank admission from government officials that the digital lock provisions trump educational rights.  There is coverage from Postmedia and the CBC.  The key moments from the Moore & Clement discussion:

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November 26, 2010 4 comments News