Major media conglomerates are changing tactics when it comes to pushing for the censorship machine. They now say it’s all about YouTube payouts.
New Zealand isn’t the only country gearing up for copyright reform. Canada is also going to undertake a copyright reform process as well.
Denis McGrath from Dead Things on Sticks had an interesting commentary on the state of the copyright debate today in Canada. Drew Wilson felt the need to respond.
It seems that the copyright debate is heating up more recently between Barry Sookman and someone from WIPO and several bloggers and experts on the subject of copyright.
It seems Access Copyright, the same collective responsible for the Captain Copyright fiasco a few years back, has hit the panic button over the formal copyright debate happening in Canada. You’d think that a collective who watches over written works among other things would be highly adept to reading comments. Unfortunately, a recent press release […]
The first round table on the copyright consultation has concluded and its subsequent transcript was posted online. There was plenty being said including scepticism over the existence of crown copyright and blanket banning of circumvention activities. There also seemed to be a couple of themes including how creators are, at some point, consumers of content, […]
The MPAA apparently said that the “enemies of copyright have really done a good job at creating the false premise that the interest of copyright holders and the interest of society as a whole are antagonistic” during the World Copyright Summit. The worry is that their pro-copyright advocacy perspective is fading away in the public […]
There is a growing trend to define the internet as little more than a “broadcaster”, but isn’t it a bad thing to start considering the internet little more than just another TV station?
Hundreds of thousands of Canadians have had copyright on their minds as they went into the current election.
A lot of mystery, worry and suspense has been drawn from the copyright debate in Canada. However some concerns may have cleared with the recent transcript release of a standing committee discussion on copyright reform in Canada.