The Canadian Library Association (which calls the new consumer rights "smoke and mirrors"), CAUT ("the effective end of fair dealing"), Canadian Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences ("not good news for the education and research communities"), and the Canadian Federation of Students ("bill was tabled this summer without any […]
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The Songwriters Association of Canada has released their first view of Bill C-61, expressing support that a bill has been tabled but disappointment that the legislation seems to close the door on their efforts to legalize P2P.
My colleague Jeremy deBeer did a terrific job answering questions about Bill C-61 at the Globe and Mail today. The transcript is definitely worth a read.
So asks the Owen Sound Sun-Times in a editorial about the Canadian DMCA that appears in several Osprey Media newspapers throughout Ontario. The editorial opens with "proposed legislation is going to make Canada a nation of criminals." Local media coverage is similarly negative – the Westcoaster titles its coverage "copywrong […]
The week in the life of the Canadian DMCA continues (day one here) with Rona, Jim and Josee's ten year old daughter. Rona is a huge American Idol fan, faithfully watching each episode and buying CDs released by former contestants with her savings. Last January, Jim set the family's PVR […]