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Globe’s McKenna Back With Column Confusing Copyright Laws and Licencing

The Globe’s Barry McKenna runs a column today on the state of Bill C-32, wrongly linking Canadian copyright laws with the availability of online services.  For example, he points to the absence of Pandora from the Canadian market, even though Pandora’s founders have stated that it is licencing costs, not […]

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December 6, 2010 10 comments Must Reads

Globe on Explaining Copyright To Kids

The Globe and Mail featured an article yesterday on how parents explain downloading and copyright issues to their children.

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May 18, 2010 1 comment Must Reads

Auditor General Wields Crown Copyright To Demand Takedown

Crown copyright concerns were raised repeatedly during this summer's copyright consultation as many groups expressed the view that government works should be treated as public domain.  The issue generated some surprise from Industry Minister Tony Clement, who asked for examples about why crown copyright was a problem.  This morning, the […]

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November 5, 2009 12 comments News

The Download Decade Looks at the Ethics of Piracy

The Globe and Mail's Download Decade continues with a look at the ethics of piracy, including a short documentary that asks Canadians to compare copyright infringement with jaywalking and stealing a chocolate bar.  The series also reprints the infamous 2007 Pirates of the Canadians article, which played a crucial role […]

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May 15, 2009 2 comments Must Reads

Globe and Mail Launches the Download Decade

The Globe and Mail has launched an ambitious and exciting five-part series called the Download Decade.  Part one focuses on Napster with further segments planned over the next two weeks on business models, copyright laws, and more.  There are lots of older articles (including one of mine), podcasts and video […]

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May 10, 2009 1 comment Must Reads