Post Tagged with: "Copyright Microsite – Mainstream Media Coverage"

Made-in-America Copyright Law

So says the editorial page at the Victoria Times-Colonist. Update: The Nanaimo Daily News adds that the bill is "not enforceable, impractical, and inappropriate." 

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June 15, 2008 4 comments Must Reads

The Press is Not Impressed With Copyright Bill

Sudbury Star and St. Catharines Standard warn that legislation will "make Canada a nation of criminals."  The Brantford Examiner notes that "groups are moving swiftly (and in most cases, behind closed doors) to bring laws very similar to the DMCA's to Canada." Positive Toronto Star editorial is greeted with an […]

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June 14, 2008 4 comments Must Reads

Catching Up on the Canadian DMCA Coverage

The amount of coverage and discussion about the Canadian DMCA has simply been overwhelming.  You can view the actual introduction of the bill, local TV coverage, and national TV coverage.  You can read mainstream media coverage (Globe, National Post, Toronto Star, Ottawa Citizen, Vancouver Sun, CBC), wire services coverage (UPI, […]

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June 13, 2008 7 comments News

“Let’s Stand Up to Big Brother”

The Vancouver Province ran a masthead editorial yesterday calling for action against the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement. The paper calls on Canadians to "act now before it's too late", noting that: One of the joys of living in the Internet age is the personal freedom it offers people to enjoy the […]

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May 29, 2008 16 comments News

Toronto Star Calls for Copyright Bill

On the heels of the National Post's warning against a copyright bill, the Toronto Star has published a masthead editorial calling on Industry Minister Jim Prentice to introduce a new copyright bill.  The Star reported that several copyright lobby groups met with the editorial board in late January to discuss […]

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March 3, 2008 4 comments Must Reads