With the election just a few days away, interest in the copyright pledge continues to grow with 30 more Liberal and NDP candidates on board. This latest update includes prominent MPs such as the Liberal's Marlene Jennings and the NDP's Paul Dewer. Earlier supporters can be found here, here, and […]
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Conservatives Promise to Re-Introduce Canadian DMCA
The Conservative Party has released its platform and it devotes a half-page to copyright that leaves little doubt that it plans to bring back Bill C-61 and continue to support ACTA. According to the platform: A re-elected Conservative Government led by Stephen Harper will reintroduce federal copyright legislation that strikes […]
Fair Copyright for Canada Vancouver Chapter Holds C-61 Funeral
The Vancouver Province reports on mock-funeral for C-61 staged by the Fair Copyright for Canada, Vancouver chapter over the weekend.
Privacy Commissioner of Canada on C-61
The Privacy Commissioner of Canada has released a letter she wrote in response in concerns about Bill C-61. Commissioner Stoddart expresses clear concern about the anti-circumvention provisions, noting that: the amendments would allow companies to use digital rights management (DRM) software on media sold to Canadian consumers. These tools have […]
CMEC Reaffirms Call for Copyright Internet Exception
The Canadian Ministers of Education, Canada have reaffirmed its support for an Internet exception under the Copyright Act, calling on all parties to support such an amendment in any future copyright bill.