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Seven Copyright Questions for Heritage Minister Moore

Appeared in the Hill Times on May 24, 2010 as My Seven Questions for Heritage Minister Moore on Copyright: Geist With reports that a new copyright bill could be introduced this week, thousands of Canadians have been expressing concern with the government's plans, as there are mounting fears that the […]

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May 24, 2010 1 comment Columns Archive

Now Magazine on James Moore’s Plans for Copyright

NOW Magazine has a feature on the upcoming copyright bill and James Moore's plans for DMCA-style anti-circumvention rules.

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May 21, 2010 Comments are Disabled News

National Post Reports “Heavy Handed” Copyright Law Coming Next Week

The National Post's Don Martin reports that the copyright bill could be introduced next week with confirmation of the broad outlines of the bill I reported on earlier this month.  Martin, who, describes the forthcoming bill as heavy-handed, reports: All signals suggest Heritage Minister James Moore has triumphed over the […]

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May 19, 2010 118 comments News

Electronic Books and the Canadian DMCA

Sara Bannerman has an important post that notes how the growing importance of electronic books has particularly implications for the forthcoming copyright bill.  As devices such as the Kindle and iPad become increasingly popular, more and more people with purchase their books electronically with DRM included.  As Bannerman notes: For […]

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May 13, 2010 16 comments News

Tweeting Against the Canadian DMCA

The Academicalism Blog has posted "tweet-sized" letters in response to the prospect of a Canadian DMCA and ACTA. A slight variation on the Canadian DMCA would be: @mpjamesmoore: I oppose any IP bill that includes strong digital lock provisions, excludes flexible fair dealing, & ignores public consult.

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May 11, 2010 2 comments News