IP Osgoode posts on University of Toronto law professor Abraham Drassinower’s contribution to From “Radical Extremism” to “Balanced Copyright”: Canadian Copyright and the Digital Agenda his article The Art of Selling Chocolate: Remarks on Copyright’s Domain. The article features an exhaustive analysis of Justice Michel Bastrache’s opinion in the Euro-Excellence […]
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The Wire Report features a story, including a question and answer transcript of an interview with me, on From “Radical Extremism” to “Balanced Copyright”: Canadian Copyright and the Digital Agenda.
Last week’s focus on open access, including the Liberal commitment to open government, brings to mind key issues involving access to public sector information. My colleague Elizabeth Judge tackles the issue in her chapter in From “Radical Extremism” to “Balanced Copyright”: Canadian Copyright and the Digital Agenda. Judge provides a […]
Educational, parodic and other transformative uses have long been recognized as potential fair uses in the United States. Indeed, the need to expressly include these specific exceptions in Canada speaks more to the shortcomings of the Canadian approach to fair dealing (in contrast to US fair use) than it does to the pursuit of a genuine balance between owners and users in the copyright reform process.
Craig reserves her harshest criticism for C-32’s digital lock provisions, which she describes as “unduly expansive,” concluding: