After years of back and forth between the Canadian public and the Canadian government and foreign interests, Canadian copyright reform has received royal assent. While many things were tossed out over the years, the controversial digital locks rules is what managed to hang in there. I also take the time to reflect on the long […]
After several years of lobbying, user outrage, consumer group advocacy and debate from all sides of the spectrum, the latest iteration of the Canadian copyright reform bill is now headed for debate in government.
Wikileaks diplomatic cables are still being published on a regular basis. One of the recent cables relates to Canadian DMCA, not the last one, but Bill C-61 from 2008.
About two years ago, we interviewed a Canadian consultant to discuss various issues surrounding copyright. It was a fascinating interview and here making his return is Russell McOrmond for a second interview.
We’ve provided some extensive coverage of Bill C-32 including a detailed analysis that allows readers to decipher our interpretations for themselves. Since our detailed review, a number of you have asked us in our comments and via e-mail if the bill is passed or not. We are more than happy to answer this question.
After 5 parts, we begin to near the end of our look at Bill C-32, Canada’s copyright reform bill. While we may have covered a large number of broad topics, there are still some interesting topics left in the bill to discuss.
We have already made a lot of ground in reading through and attempting to understand the legislation currently being analyzed by many other Canadians right now. It’s already been quite a mountain climb of text to get to this point and we aren’t quite to the summit (half way), but we are getting there with […]
Yesterday, we went through the first page of Canada’s latest copyright reform bill (Bill C-32). It’s a lengthy piece of legislation that requires multiple articles simply due to its size. We continue with part 2 of our detailed review to verify what was reported all along and, maybe, find something new that was otherwise missed.
We’ve been hearing lots about Canada’s new copyright reform bill (Bill C-32) and it’s already caused quite a stir. Since it is so new, very few people have had a chance outside of government to read through the new legislation. So, we here at ZeroPaid hope to help fill that gap by giving the bill […]
The Prime Minister of Canada is reportedly hinting at calling an election. If an election is called, history could repeat itself and have the Canadian DMCA die on the order-paper a second time.