Bill C-11, the copyright reform bill, is scheduled for debate today, with a long list of proposed amendments from the Green Party’s Elizabeth May and from Bloc MP AndrÃ© Bellavance. Given the government’s previous rejection of NDP and Liberal amendments, there is little reason to believe any of these proposals […]
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Green Party leader Elizabeth May and Griffin Carpenter, the party's youth and education critic, have published an op-ed with their views on copyright. They point to three key principles: extend user rights through a flexible fair dealing mechanism, reform crown copyright and the public domain to build a healthy information […]
Gordon McDowell posts an interview with Green Party leader Elizabeth May on Canadian copyright policy. May argues that there is no need for a Pirate Party in Canada because the Green Party already advocates against "crazy copyright laws." May says that the party supports a 12 year copyright term. The […]