Industry Minister Jim Prentice appeared on CBC's Biznet (RAM file) this morning to talk copyright. As Prentice talked about companies who "intellectualize property" and copyright as "a fascinating issue and a fascinating piece of legislation," he did not reveal much about the forthcoming bill. Instead, he relied on the same […]
Rudy Jahchan of Galacticast provides a creative take on the fight against the Canadian DMCA.
Friday was a big day for fair copyright in Canada as the Canadian Library Association, the Canadian Music Creators Coalition, and CIPPIC all lent their voice to the call for fair copyright in Canada and for the need for broad consultation before introducing a new copyright bill.
The media reverberations from the copyright delay continue with some very significant mainstream media coverage. CBC's The National covered the story on Tuesday (video on the Facebook group and YouTube but I haven't seen a more accessible version), I appeared on CBC's The Hour with George Stroumboulopoulos last night, and […]
In recent days, there have been mounting calls for the creation of copyright inquiry or Royal Commission to sort out the copyright file. Christopher Moore, John Degen, Howard Knopf, Julianna Yau, and Russell McOrmond have all joined the call (to varying degrees), while Yau has established a Facebook group to […]