Articles By Rusell McOrmond

How to avoid the benefits of Free/Libre and Open Source Software (FLOSS)

How to avoid the benefits of Free/Libre and Open Source Software (FLOSS)

FLOSS offers many benefits oversoftware that has a sole proprietor and is funded by royalties.Examples of sole proprietor software are...

September 19th, 2009 Rusell McOrmond
The next stage in the copyright revision process: getting political

The next stage in the copyright revision process: getting political

Today is the last day make your written submissionsin the 2009 copyright consultation, but this does not mean the processis...

September 13th, 2009 Rusell McOrmond
Creators protecting our public domain

Creators protecting our public domain

Tomorrow, Sunday September 13′th, is the last day make your voice heard in the 2009 copyright consultation.One of the key...

September 12th, 2009 Rusell McOrmond
My written submission to the 2009 copyright consultation

My written submission to the 2009 copyright consultation

This afternoon I sent in my submission to the consultation. Today is September 11′th, and Sunday September 13′th is the...

September 11th, 2009 Rusell McOrmond
New copyright bill obsolete before it is written?

New copyright bill obsolete before it is written?

Sunday September 13′th is the last day make your voice heard in the 2009 copyright consultation.One of the goals set...

September 10th, 2009 Rusell McOrmond
Copyright Consultation: Strange bedfellows and the not so Special 301 report

Copyright Consultation: Strange bedfellows and the not so Special 301 report

There are now only 4 days left to make your voice heard in the 2009 copyright consultation.I was about to...

September 9th, 2009 Rusell McOrmond
Copyright Consultation: WIPO treaties

Copyright Consultation: WIPO treaties

There are now only 5 days left to make your voice heard on this critically important issue. In recent years two different...

September 8th, 2009 Rusell McOrmond
Copyright Consultation: the tail trying to wag the dog.

Copyright Consultation: the tail trying to wag the dog.

In yesterday’s article, as well as my submission to the consultation, I suggested that the recording industry is like the tail trying...

September 7th, 2009 Rusell McOrmond
Copyright Consultation: Is a copyright consensus, or at least compromise, possible?

Copyright Consultation: Is a copyright consensus, or at least compromise, possible?

You might not know that the Canadian government is holding a copyright consultation. This is, after all, the summer when peole...

September 6th, 2009 Rusell McOrmond
Bill C-61 grants new "copyright" related rights to non-copyright related rights-holders?

Bill C-61 grants new "copyright" related rights to non-copyright related rights-holders?

Many people remark about how similar Bill C-61 is to the USA's DMCA. While Industry Minister Jim Prentice claims that...

August 26th, 2009 Rusell McOrmond