Post Tagged with: "access copyright"

The Pig and the Box

In a direct response to Access Copyright's Captain Copyright, a Victoria writer and artist has produced The Pig and the Box, a short children's story designed to foster the values of sharing.  Indeed, the work is available under a Creative Commons licensed and the author advises that it has already […]

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July 15, 2006 1 comment News

Captain Copyright and the Case of the Critical Link

My weekly Law Bytes column (Toronto Star version, homepage version) examines the linking issues associated with Captain Copyright. While the linking policy has gone through several edits, the column argues that it is doubtful that any version  is actually enforceable.  First, it is by no means certain that the terms […]

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June 13, 2006 9 comments Columns

Access Copyright Responds

Access Copyright is quoted in this article on the Captain Copyright controversy, responding to the concerns regarding the site and its approach to copyright education.

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June 9, 2006 Comments are Disabled News

The Continuing Adventures of Captain Copyright

The Captain Copyright debacle continues with Access Copyright seemingly editing the site on the fly as the criticism mounts.  I already noted the changes to the linking policy, while Matthew Skala calls attention to the removal of materials that used content from Wikipedia. As part of the continuing adventures of […]

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June 5, 2006 2 comments News

Linking to Captain Copyright

One of the discussion points regarding Access Copyright's Captain Copyright, has been the attempt to restrict who can link to the site.  Interestingly, Access Copyright has now altered the specific linking terms.  The earlier version, which is still used for the main Access Copyright site, provided that:

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June 3, 2006 2 comments News