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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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.
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 […]
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 […]
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.