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Oda on Copyright Bill Timing

Canadian Heritage Minister Bev Oda appeared before the Canadian Heritage Standing Committee last week and was asked directly about the timing of a new copyright bill.  The exchange: Belanger (Lib.) – Madame Minister, is it still your intention to introduce legislation on copyrights this fall, or are we now looking […]

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October 28, 2006 Comments are Disabled News

WIPO Broadcast Treaty Lurches Forward

Reports from Geneva indicate that five days of discussion at WIPO has led to a compromise on the proposed Broadcasting Treaty with a two-track approach that removes highly contentious webcast  provisions from the conventional broadcast treaty.  While this is good news, the entire broadcast treaty is a solution in search […]

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May 7, 2006 3 comments News

Our Own Creative Land

I am pleased to announce that I will be delivering the 2006 Hart House Lecture at the University of Toronto on March 30, 2006.  The title of my lecture is Our Own Creative Land: Cultural Monopoly and the Trouble With Copyright.  Organizers are printing a copy of the lecture, which […]

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March 7, 2006 1 comment News

Election Questions

While Sam Bulte provides some election answers, the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada has posed a series of new questions to the political parties.  I must admit that I find the questions incredibly disappointing.  The AUCC chose to ask essentially the same question in nine different ways.  That […]

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December 16, 2005 Comments are Disabled News