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Moore Getting Testy With Canadian DMCA Critics

Canadian Heritage Minister James Moore has been responding directly to many Twitter critics about their concerns with the likely direction of Canadian copyright law.  Moore appears to be getting increasingly testy, as evidenced by one exchange over the weekend in which he told one person "you have no idea" and […]

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May 10, 2010 10 comments News

Moore’s Response: Stop Talking and Wait For My DMCA

As thousands of Canadians speak out on the prospect of another Canadian DMCA, the official and unofficial response from Canadian Heritage Minister James Moore is to stop criticizing and wait for the bill.  His spokesperson told the CBC that "people ought not to judge the legislation that they have not […]

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May 7, 2010 51 comments News

Covering the Return of the Canadian DMCA

Yesterday's post on the government's plans for the copyright bill generated widespread coverage both online and in the mainstream media.  There were many notable blog posts from creators (here, here) and other sites (here, here, here, here, here, here). The media picked up on the story: Globe and Mail: Pending […]

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May 6, 2010 22 comments News

PMO Issues The Order: Canadian DMCA Bill Within Six Weeks

Months of public debate over the future of Canadian copyright law were quietly decided earlier this week, when sources say the Prime Minister's Office reached a verdict over the direction of the next copyright bill.  The PMO was forced to make the call after Canadian Heritage Minister James Moore and […]

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May 5, 2010 174 comments News

Prentice’s New Non-Communications Strategy

I have blogged in the past about the evolving communication strategy for Industry Minister Jim Prentice and copyright reform.  Just prior to the release of the bill, I posted an "unofficial" backgrounder that noted that Prentice was hoping to shuffle the bill to the committee so that he would not […]

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July 8, 2008 17 comments News