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The Canadian Perspective on the GSU Fair Use Case

Ariel Katz has an exhaustive, 4,000 word must-read post on the Georgia State University fair use decision and some of the implications for Canadian copyright and the university licensing. Every Canadian university that signs the Access Copyright letter of intent today should read this post first.

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May 15, 2012 1 comment News

Fair Dealing and the Effect on the Market

Ariel Katz has a must-read post that comprehensively examines fair dealing/fair use tests, demonstrating that “effect on the market” is not the predominant factor in assessing whether a particular dealing is fair. There is also a good discussion in the comments and a follow-up post from Howard Knopf.

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March 19, 2012 Comments are Disabled News

Katz on the Access Copyright Deal

Ariel Katz adds his voice to the criticisms from Howard Knopf and Sam Trosow on the recent agreement between Access Copyright and two Ontario universities.

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February 2, 2012 Comments are Disabled News

Fair Dealing’s 100 Years of Solitude

Ariel Katz has a must-read post on the history of fair dealing. Katz states “the notion that if a purpose isn’t explicitly enumerated, it is categorically excluded from the purview of fair dealing, is antithetical to the purpose of the Copyright Act.  In order to encourage future innovation and creativity […]

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December 21, 2011 Comments are Disabled News