On this last day of the copyright consulation, I have been amazed by the number of people who have written recently with news of their submission posted on a blog or other site (examples here, here, here, here, here, here, and here). The government reports that they have received over […]
New Copyright Consultation Submissions of Note
With two days left, many organizations are posting their final submissions to the copyright consultation online. Recent postings include: Canadian Association of Media Education Organizations Canadian Coalition for Electronic Rights Canadian Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences Canadian Federation of Students ACTRA Writers' Guild of Canada
Canadian IP Protection Ranked Ahead U.S., Japan, and U.K.
Howard Knopf points to the latest World Economic Forum Global Competitiveness Report which ranks Canada ahead of the U.S., Japan, and the U.K. for intellectual property protection.
How Crown Copyright Hurts Canadians
VisibleGovernment has a post on crown copyright and why it needs reform.
The Copyright Consultation: My Submission
For the past several weeks, I have been summarizing the thousands of copyright consultation submissions. With only three days left in the consultation, it is time to post my full submission (a short version was posted at the very start of the consultation). It can be downloaded in PDF form or viewed below. It only takes a single email to register your views. Whether you use a form letter or craft your own submission, every submission counts. Speak out on copyright today.