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The Daily Digital Lock Dissenter, Day 9: Canadian Library Association

The Canadian Library Association represents thousands of Canadian librarians and hundreds of libraries from across the country. Its position on the C-11 digital lock rules weave together the overreach of provisions and the inadequacy of the exceptions: The prohibitions on the circumvention of digital locks in Bill C-32 exceed Canada’s […]

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October 14, 2011 8 comments News

CLA Releases Briefing Paper on C-61

Sam Trosow notes that the Canadian Library Association has released Unlocking the Public Interest, a briefing paper on C-61.

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September 18, 2008 Comments are Disabled News

CLA Adopts Open Access Policy

Heather Morrison has the details.

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June 29, 2007 Comments are Disabled News

Canada’s Library Community Speaks Out on Copyright

The Canadian Library Association is meeting this week in Ottawa and the association is marking the occasion by releasing a public letter to Ministers Bernier and Oda on copyright reform.  Representing 57,000 library staff and thousands of libraries, the CLA recommends "caution and reflection".  Should the government move on copyright, […]

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June 14, 2006 4 comments News

Canadian Library Association Endorses Open Access

As the Canadian government introduces copyright legislation this week that will ultimately limit access to information, Peter Suber's spectacular Open Access News notes that this weekend the Canadian Library Association provided an important step in the right direction by endorsing a resolution on open access. The full resolution reads as follows:

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June 19, 2005 1 comment News