Conservative MP Dean Del Mastro offers up one of the oddest copyright analogies during the C-11 debate, likening format shifting to socks and shoes.
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J.P. Ellson, the Chair of the Canadian Council of Music Industry Association and board member of the industry’s Balanced Copyright for Canada site, makes some rather surprising claims in a post urging Canadians to join the BCFC cause. After the usual industry talking points on C-32, Ellson implausibly argues: Among […]
The UK has launched a new copyright consultation on exceptions. The consultation notably recommends against a narrow format shifting exception, arguing instead that something far bigger is needed. It states "we would however encourage the EU to look at options that benefit consumers, including the possibility of a broad exception […]
The Government continues to post copyright consultation submissions (still lots to go one month after the consultation concluded) with many making for interesting reading. Access Copyright's submission is worth noting for two reasons. First, rather than simply arguing against flexible fair dealing, it argues that the current fair dealing provision […]