Everything tagged: Copyright
“We believe that a term of copyright of life plus 50 years is adequate to reward rights holders and beneficiaries, while balancing the benefits that a robust public domain has for Canada’s knowledge-based economy.”
News October 10, 2018
CFLA-FCAB recommends that Parliament eliminate Crown copyright on all publicly accessible government works or make those works openly licensed by default (e.g., using a Creative Commons licence).
News September 28, 2018
Recommendations in similar areas of interest: Copyright override, Crown Copyright, Fair dealing, Indigenous Knowledge, Orphan works, Technological Protection Measures (TPM), and Term Extentions.
News September 9, 2018
Highlights from ministerial mandate letters on issues of interest to the librarianship community.
Blog August 30, 2018
The committee will hold formal hearings and public, open-mic sessions for the statutory review of the Copyright Act in cities across Canada next week.
News May 3, 2018
CFLA-FCAB recommends that the Copyright Act respect, affirm and recognize Indigenous peoples ownership of their traditional and living respective Indigenous knowledge.
News May 2, 2018
The program provides an-in depth study of Creative Commons licenses and open practices.
News April 14, 2018
The Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology outlined its plans for the review of the Copyright Act.
News April 9, 2018
CFLA Statement on the Signing of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership
“This new agreement does not contain the copyright and content restrictions that had been pushed heavily by the U.S., which is good news for Canadians.”
News March 9, 2018
The Statement underlines the provincial and territorial education ministers’ support for teachers’ and students’ use of the fair dealing provision in the Copyright Act for classroom learning.
News March 7, 2018