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Telus Joins Call for Fair Use

While things have been publicly quiet on the copyright reform front this summer, indications are that the government has been busy, with a copyright bill likely to be introduced this fall.  One important voice that has come forward is Telus, Canada’s second largest telecommunications company.  In a letter to Canadian Heritage Minister Bev Oda, the company outlines its top priorities for copyright reform.

Leading the way is fair use, with Telus calling for a "living" fair use model that would expand upon the current fair dealing user right.  In particular, Telus states that:

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August 15, 2006 6 comments News

CMEC Visits Ottawa

CMEC, which represents provincial ministers of education, was in Ottawa today to lobby on copyright. Jamie Muir, the Nova Scotia Minister of Education, is quoted extensively in the release on the visit (which interestingly contains several references to the recent CMCC effort to bring the views of Canadian musicians to […]

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May 30, 2006 Comments are Disabled News