Post Tagged with: "fair dealing"

A Digital Economy Blueprint For the New Industry Minister

Appeared on August 20, 2007 in the Toronto Star as A Blueprint For Reforming the Digital Economy Appeared on August 21, 2007 in the Ottawa Citizen as Digital Policy Issues a Good Icebreaker for New Industry Minister Appeared on August 21, 2007 in the Tyee as Canada's Path to Digital […]

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August 20, 2007 Comments are Disabled Columns Archive

Australian Court Issues Fair Dealing Ruling

Interesting report this morning from Australia where a court has ruled that showing two minute clips of rugby highlights within a news report qualifies as fair dealing.

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April 19, 2007 Comments are Disabled News

Quebec Author Lobby Issues Copyright Position Paper

CultureLibre reports that the UNEQ, the primary Quebec author lobby group, has issued a new copyright position paper that criticizes the expansion of fair dealing and calls for an extended licensing system.

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April 4, 2007 Comments are Disabled News

The Clinton Ad and Fair Dealing

The hot video of the week is the remarkable mash-up of the Apple 1984 advertisement, which in its new incarnation stars Hillary Clinton and promotes Barack Obama.  The video has been viewed more than two million times and received considerable mainstream media news coverage.  An Associated Press story caught my […]

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March 22, 2007 4 comments News

Conservatives for Fair Use?

The Canadian Press reports that there is speculation that the latest round of Conservative attack ads may violate someone's copyright.  The ads, which show brief clips from a Liberal debate last year, apparently were filmed by a consortium of broadcasters who say that they did not provide the Conservatives with […]

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January 30, 2007 3 comments News