The Canadian Association of University Teachers recently held a major conference on intellectual property issues. I was delighted to provide the keynote address, which I titled Cancopy Law. The talk criticized the current incarnations of “cancopy law” (which include CMEC’s Copyright Matters and Access Copyright’s Captain Copyright) and discussed the importance to education of adopting a progressive approach to copyright. A podcast of the talk is now available.
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As Access Copyright reworks its Captain Copyright campaign, a reader notes that an ideal role model already exists. The Learning Commons in South Africa offers Copyright, Copyleft, and Everything in Between. The program, aimed at Grade 9 students, provides precisely the kind of balance that Access Copyright will have to […]
Earlier this week, I wrote that if Access Copyright was serious about relaunching the Captain Copyright site, that it would take the site offline while it is being reworked, drop the linking policy, and identify its advisory board that will be asked to ensure that the site is balanced. Today, […]
At its annual meeting in Ottawa earlier this month, the Canadian Library Association passed a resolution on Access Copyright's Captain Copyright. The resolution is powerful rebuke from one of the groups that the Captain Copyright program presumably hoped to attract. It criticizes the biased approach on copyright, the linking policy, […]