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Althia Raj

Copyright Bill Faces Fierce Opposition | Althia Raj | Posted 08.17.2012 | Canada Politics

UPDATE: The Conservative government's copyright reform bill cleared the House of Commons on Monday night by a vote of 158-135. Before the end of th...

Canadians Speak Out Against Digital Locks. But Who's Listening?

Michael Geist | Posted 04.11.2012 | Canada Business
Michael Geist

The second reading debate on new copyright legislation Bill C-11 will conclude today. Canadians have been speaking out on copyright reform in general and digital locks in particular for years with widely held views, but will the government listen with the bill now headed to committee for further hearings?

The False Link Between Canada Proposed Copyright Reform and Video Game Industry Jobs

Michael Geist | Posted 02.13.2012 | Canada Politics
Michael Geist

The video game industry has been a Canadian success story and copyright is certainly an issue for some companies within it. But the government's claim that adding balanced digital lock rules to Canadian copyright law would destroy the industry is plainly false.

Stop Making Our Copyright and Digital Laws Worse

Romeo Saganash | Posted 02.11.2012 | Canada Politics
Romeo Saganash

Harper's bill C-11 is far more restrictive than it needs to be, more than the controversial copyright laws being fought in the U.S. courts, and more than international treaties regarding intellectual property require. Honest, hard-working educators, archivists, documentary filmmakers and consumers will be criminalized.