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The Liberal Roundtable on the Digital Economy: My Comments

Liberal Industry critic Marc Garneau and Heritage critic Pablo Rodriguez yesterday hosted a roundtable on the digital economy on Parliament Hill.  The roundtable featured two panels: one on a digital strategy (including representatives from Telus, MTS Allstream, ITAC, Google, and CAIP) and a second on copyright and broadcasting (I participated in this panel along with Barry Sookman and representatives from ACTRA, Rogers, and the Entertainment Software Association of Canada).  Kady O'Malley live blogged the entire event and the Wire Report also provides coverage.  My prepared opening remarks are posted below:

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February 11, 2010 4 comments Committees, News

Garneau on a Canadian Digital Strategy

Liberal Industry critic Marc Garneau has published an op-ed on the need for a Canadian digital strategy.  Garneau calls out the lack of action on connectivity, universal access, net neutrality, and intellectual property reform.

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February 3, 2010 Comments are Disabled Must Reads

Garneau Responds: Clarifying the Liberal Copyright Recommendation

Late this afternoon, Marc Garneau, the Liberal Industry critic, contacted me to respond to my post today on the Liberal dissenting recommendation to introduce copyright legislation and ratify the WIPO Internet treaties in the Industry Committee report on the Canadian economy.  The following notes on the call are posted with […]

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June 29, 2009 10 comments News

Garneau Responds: Clarifying the Liberal Copyright Recommendation

Late this afternoon, Marc Garneau, the Liberal Industry critic, contacted me to respond to my post today on the Liberal dissenting recommendation to introduce copyright legislation and ratify the WIPO Internet treaties in the Industry Committee report on the Canadian economy.  The following notes on the call are posted with […]

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June 29, 2009 Comments are Disabled Stop CDMCA

Liberals Take A Stand For Net Neutrality

Yesterday's Question Period featured an unexpected and welcome surprise – the federal Liberal Party has expressed its support for net neutrality.  Industry critic Marc Garneau rose on the floor of the House of Commons and asked (video version here): Mr. Speaker, in a free and open democracy in the 21st […]

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June 19, 2009 37 comments News