Meera Nair has crafted an excellent open letter to Prime Minister Stephen Harper urging the government to implement a fair use provision in the Copyright Act.
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Meera Nair, who contributed a chapter on fair dealing in From “Radical Extremism” to “Balanced Copyright”: Canadian Copyright and the Digital Agenda, blogs on the debate in the House of Commons on C-32, noting that “the mere mention of education as fair dealing brings out the worst fears of Canadian […]
Bannerman’s article notes that virtually from the moment of confederation, Canada has grappled with contentious copyright reform issues. Reform efforts have invariably come as a response to international pressures, with the United Kingdom exerting significant influence over the early attempts to craft a genuine made-in-Canada copyright law. Bannerman also places the spotlight on the challenges Canada has faced with international copyright treaties, with attitudes that have ranged from outright rejection to strong support.
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