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The Download Decade Turns to Copyright

The Globe and Mail's Download Decade turns to the issue of copyright today.  The package includes a lengthy article on the issue, a global map of the copyfight, and the launch of a public wiki on copyright reform.  The wiki is an interesting initiative – the Globe plans to wrap […]

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May 18, 2009 4 comments News

The Download Decade Turns to Copyright

The Globe and Mail's Download Decade turns to the issue of copyright today.  The package includes a lengthy article on the issue, a global map of the copyfight, and the launch of a public wiki on copyright reform.  The wiki is an interesting initiative – the Globe plans to wrap […]

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May 18, 2009 Comments are Disabled Stop CDMCA

Hill Times Letters

The Hill Times runs three letters to the editor in response to Barry Sookman's column last week including one from me.

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October 30, 2006 Comments are Disabled Must Reads

A Little More Light

Barry Sookman is widely regarded as one of Canada's leading IT lawyers – for good reason given that he's the author of an important text on the area and has been actively involved in several Supreme Court of Canada cases.  Sookman and I have publicly debated one another in several fora, most recently on a DRM panel at the Future of Music Conference in Montreal (video here).  Today's Hill Times includes a column from Sookman titled Copyright Reform: Let the Light Shine In, which is framed as a reply to my Hill Times column on copyright and the environment.

While it won't come as a surprise that I disagree with much of what Sookman writes, that alone doesn't merit a follow-up posting.  

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October 23, 2006 6 comments News