Category Archives: Bill C-32

Loreena McKennitt’s argument from authority

I’m in the home stretch of finishing a first draft of my dissertation – today I have to cut half of my closely argued, heavily cited justification for using historical institutionalism to theorize regional integration – so I don’t have … Continue reading

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Copyright as an instrument of industrial policy

As Russell McOrmond says, “A great post by David Eaves about the myth that Bill C-32 supports market forces.” I’d go farther: Eaves is actually pointing out that copyright itself doesn’t support market forces: I too believe that consumers should … Continue reading

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"Radical extremists" and the smearing of Michael Geist

Note: I actually wrote most of this early last week, but never got around to posting it, what with the dissertation and all. Too bad, since in light of Heritage Minister James Moore’s recent comments about the opponents of Bill … Continue reading

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Bill C-32: Copyright debate turns ugly. Again.

And here I was hoping that we could debate Bill C-32 rationally, if not calmly. Instead, we have our Minister of Canadian Heritage characterizing critics of Bill C-32 as: “Those absolutists out there, who are babyish in their approach to … Continue reading

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