Saturday, June 14, 2008
The Canadian government has introduced new copyright legislation intended to protect artists' rights and address the abilities of new technologies to circumvent traditional copyright protections. Some artists' group hail the new bill but some are doubtful it's the way to go. Here's a link to the text. Here's coverage from the Ottawa Citizen. Here's reaction from blogger Jeremy de Beer, coverage from ZDnet, negative reaction from the Canadian Library Association. The blawgosphere is busy with this topic.