The letter was copied to Canadian Heritage Minister Bev Oda, which makes sense given that documents just obtained under the Access to Information Act reveal that Access Copyright has been looking to Canadian Heritage to provide funding for the Captain Copyright campaign. On May 1, 2006, an internal memo was sent to the Director General of Cultural Industries indicates that Access Copyright was seeking funding for Captain Copyright and recommending that the matter be discussed by senior management. No word yet on whether the government provided the requested cash. Access Copyright will have to get in line for "copyright education" funding, however.
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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 […]