The Ontario Ministry of Education has reportedly agreed to pay about $16 million in retroactive copyright fees to Access Copyright. The fees arise as a result of a recent Copyright Board decision.
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The Government continues to post copyright consultation submissions (still lots to go one month after the consultation concluded) with many making for interesting reading. Access Copyright's submission is worth noting for two reasons. First, rather than simply arguing against flexible fair dealing, it argues that the current fair dealing provision […]
NewsDurhamRegion.com reports that local school boards face six-figure retroactive bills to Access Copyright following a recent Copyright Board of Canada decision. For the Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board, the retroactive bill amounts to $392,563. The Peterborough Victoria Northumberland and Clarington Catholic District School Board was hit with a bill […]
The audio version of the Gatineau copyright roundtable has posted online providing a chance to hear from CRIA, Access Copyright, PIAC, CAUT, AUCC, Laura Murray, Quebecor, Jeremy deBeer, and me (among others).
On the day that Howard Knopf blogged about how Access Copyright is offering licences for public domain materials, BoingBoing points out that the copyright collective sent out a dire warning to its members. Copyright Debate Takes Aim at Your Livelihood claims that the online debate is "dominated by individuals who […]