Pippa Lawson, former Director of CIPPIC, writes an op-ed for the National Post that calls for stronger enforcement of Canadian privacy laws.
Olivier Charbonneau, a Quebec-based librarian, has an op-ed in Le Devoir calling for fair copyright reform including expanding fair dealing.
The Winnipeg copyright roundtable is a must-listen as it includes some notable comments from the Manitoba Music Industry Association. After numerous presentations at the roundtable calling for expanded fair dealing (from education, researchers, and artists), the MMIA argued: We find ourselves in the Manitoba music industry more aligned with some […]
The government has posted the attendees and the podcast from this week's copyright roundtable, which was hosted by Shelly Glover. The attendees were: Carolyn Wood, Association of Canadian Publishers (ACP) – no change to fair dealing Karen Adams, Canadian Association of Research Libraries (CARL) – expand fair dealing, statutory damages […]
Barry Sookman, a leading lawyer and registered lobbyist for both CRIA and CMPDA, has an op-ed in the National Post on copyright reform. Jointly authored with Stephen Stohn, the piece says Canada is regarded as a "piracy heaven" and calls for the adoption of "graduated response" – the three strikes […]