With the Access Copyright agreement expiring at the end of the December, UBC has taken a step toward walking away from the collective by establishing a license database to track the rights to various works for professors and students at the school.
Archive for November, 2010
European Parliament Passes Pro-ACTA Resolution
In a close vote of 331-294, the European Parliament has passed a resolution expressing general support for the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement. Insiders note that it was not a convincing or clear outcome for the EP.
Jennifer Stoddart Re-Appointed as Privacy Commissioner of Canada
Jennifer Stoddart has been reappointed for an additional three years as the Privacy Commissioner of Canada. The reappointment must be approved by the House of Commons.
“When copyright Bill C-32 passes, I will automatically become a criminal”
Heather Mallick’s must-read column on Bill C-32 and the impact of the digital lock provisions.