Archive for May 17th, 2011

Web Surveillance Legislation Requires Study, Not Speed

Appeared in the Toronto Star on May, 15, 2011 as Web Surveillance Legislation Requires Study, Not Speed With the new Parliamentary session scheduled to kick off within the next few weeks, two major initiatives will dominate the initial legislative agenda: passing a budget and introducing an omnibus crime bill that […]

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May 17, 2011 Comments are Disabled Columns Archive

CanLII Seeks to Defend Legal Research as Fair Dealing

The Canadian Legal Information Institute has joined with the Federation of Law Societies of Canada to file a motion seeking leave to intervene in SOCAN v. Bell, the copyright case that will examine the scope of research within fair dealing. If CanLII’s application is accepted, it plans to argue: The […]

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May 17, 2011 4 comments News

Restrictive Copyright Plays Into Music Industry Myths

Dwayne Winseck’s Globe column dissects the music industry claims and find that the total industry has grown over the last 13 years. Winseck links the claims to copyright reform, concluding that “only once the myth that the music industry is in peril, and that it is the canary in the […]

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May 17, 2011 29 comments News