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Access Copyright – Copyright Debate Will Rob You Of Your Livelihood

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


Canadian Copyright Consultation – Transcript of Round Table 1 Online

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,


MPAA Admits to Losing PR War to the ‘Enemies of Copyright’

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




Canada on Copyright Reform

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.



Captain Copyright Offline

Captain Copyright was an image that rose to certain levels of fame. Unfortunately for Access Copyright, the firm that created the cartoon character, most of the fame was unwanted.