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Deadlines to hear your views on Copyright

There are two deadlinesquickly approaching for those who wish to have their views knownabout Copyright in general, and Bill C-32 in specific.The Legislative...

An honest expansion of cinema into the home

I have never hidden that I considerso-called Digital Rights Management (DRM) to be dishonest, oftencalling it Dishonest Relationship Misinformation. I have alsosuggested that fairness...

What if I was the Bill C-32 lead from the Official Opposition Liberals?

On Thursday I met for a half hour with Pablo Rodriguez, MP for the Quebec riding of Honoré-Mercier,and the Heritage critic for the Liberal...

Copyright: Get It Right, by not following Access Copyright proposals

CollectiveSociety Access Copyright, a business model intermediaryused by some creators, has launched a C-32related campaign website where they are critical of thefair dealings reform...

The BSA needs a time machine, not copyright reform

The BSA (Business Software Alliance, orBad Statistics Alliance, depending on who you talk to) have releasedyetanother one of their comical studies. I have been...

The long computer registry and IT control

When meeting with some members ofparliament I have useda gun control analogy to explain digital locks applied tocommunications technology. A minor form of gun...

Jailbreaking must be legal, but should you do it?

You will be hard pressed to findsomeone who find the practise of applying technology locks to someoneelses property more reprehensible than I...

The most objectionable aspect of the Copyright debate

For those who did not know, AccessCopyright, which represents a limitedsubset set of Canadian creators and publishers, hasproposed (and will likely be...

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