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Why Copyright?

Last week Michael Geist was in Montréal and he gave an excellent talk title Why Copyright, it was recorded so if you missed it :

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Your PVR might make you an outlaw

Surprisingly for a political party that typically promotes “market-based solutions,” the bill introduces a complex regulatory framework for everyday consumer activities and represents an unprecedented incursion into the property rights of millions of Canadians… The bill prohibits transferring a copy of most commercial DVDs to a portable video player. It blocks parents from creating backup […]

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Copyright and Net Neutrality

Russel on the Digital Copyright blog has an interesting post linking copyright law and net neutrality. I’ve never seen that angle, I’ll have to think about it some more but it starts with: ISPs are fucking with our internets and causing the net neutrality talk. And since according to some ISPs need to be held […]

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Duceppe Answer On C61

I got a letter on friday (Word document by itself in an email, no text at all :( ) answering my letter to Duceppe concerning the crapiness of C-61, I’m wondering about this part : Cependant, la loi actuelle sur les droits d’auteur est obsolète et n’est pas conforme aux traités signés par le Canada […]

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Steven Comeau on C-61

If we attempt to use the law to buttress the old way of doing business, we only create a greater chasm be-tween what the Internet can provide and the fantasy that record companies, movie studios and game producers seem to want to hold on to… If we instead focus on providing a viable and attractive […]

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