Category Archives: WIPO Internet treaties

Copyfight: The global politics of digital-copyright reform

It’s the final day of Research Week here in the Orangespace and I thought we’d end it with an announcement. I’ve been a big fan of the word “copyfight” ever since I heard Cory Doctorow (I think it was him) … Continue reading

Posted in Canada copyright, DMCA, Mexican copyright, SOPA, U.S. copyright, Uncategorized, WIPO Internet treaties | 1 Comment

Lessons from Canada’s decade of copyright reform, or the limits to grassroots protest movements

(Somehow I forgot to post this back when C-11 actually passed the Committee stage back on March 15. Still, better late than never…) So Bill C-11, the Copyright Modernization Act*, has finally passed the House of Commons committee stage: only … Continue reading

Posted in C-11, Canadian copyright, Facebook activism, SOPA, WIPO Internet treaties | 2 Comments

Why Buy American has nothing to do with Canadian copyright reform

One of the fun things about doing a dissertation on copyright is that you can’t go a day without something interesting happening (unfortunately, this is also one of the annoying things when you’re trying to finish said dissertation). Yesterday’s news … Continue reading

Posted in ACTA, Canada copyright, linkage, NAFTA, United States copyright, WIPO, WIPO Internet treaties