A B.C. musician has voiced her objection to VANOC's demands that she sign away all her rights in order for the Olympic organization to even consider her song for use during the upcoming Games. After submitting the song, organizers responded with a contract requring her to give up ownership and […]
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The Sports Journalists' Association reports that the International Olympic Committee has issued a four-page guide that permits the athlete blogs at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Games. The rules include a broad range of restrictions, including no sound, video, photographs of Olympic action or medal ceremonies, no interviews or news about […]
The CBC reports that Vancouver Olympic organizers have filed suit against a B.C. ticket re-seller. Without a ticket re-sale law in the province, VANOC is using copyright and consumer protection legislation.
When the Canadian government introduced overbroad and unnecessary legislation to protect Olympic marks, the Vancouver Olympic Organizing Committee claimed that the legislation was necessary to guard against ambush marketing. Fresh off that legislative win, VANOC is now going for more gold. The Globe and Mail reports that it has applied […]