My regular Law Bytes column (Toronto Star version, freely available version) notes that with House of Commons now back to business, a parliamentary committee will be formed in the coming weeks to conduct hearings on Bill C-60. While much of the public' s attention in recent days has focused on […]
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I am delighted to report that In the Public Interest: The Future of Canadian Copyright Law has been published and is now available for purchase or free download under a Creative Commons license (I should note that all royalties will be donated to Creative Commons). I have great hopes for […]
The Toronto Star today publishes a letter to the editor from Maureen Cavan, the Executive Director of Access Copyright that responds to Monday' s column on education and copyright. Not surprisingly, Ms. Cavan disagrees with the column, arguing that In his column, Geist describes Access Copyright as one of two […]
My weekly Law Bytes column (freely available hyperlinked version, Toronto Star version) focuses on the coming battle over copyright and education in Canada in light of the recent premiers' commitment to higher education and the likely summit with the Prime Minister on the issue this fall. I argue that the […]
The Globe and Mail featured an interesting article today on a 66 year old program used by Canadian libraries for inter-library loans and the delivery of books to rural and remote areas. The program provides subsidized funding that enables Canada Post to deliver the books for about a dollar each. […]