As EMI's President states that CDs are dead, the UK's The Institute for Public Policy Research is arguing that consumers' rights should be improved with a "new private right to copy." It is also calling on the government to reject demands for the music copyright term to be extended beyond […]
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Canada’s Upcoming Copyright Clash
The Literary Review of Canada's June issue is about to hit the newsstands and it includes The Upcoming Copyright Clash, an essay I wrote on copyright reform in Canada.
The essay brings together several themes that I've written about in the past including the value of the Canadian public domain and the danger associated with potential copyright term extension. It argues for a positive vision of copyright reform incluing the creation of a national digital library and greater usage rights for content created by the CBC, Canada's public broadcaster.