Five key learnings from an online crisis surrounding Hot 89.9’s unlicensed use of a copyrighted photograph.
This TED talk by Johanna Blakley is a perfect example of why we should all look outside our own interests, professions and industries to learn to be more innovative.
The University of Ottawa Torys Technology Law Speaker Series will be hosting a panel discussion on copyright law, fair dealing and fair use for the documentary film community next week. One specific sentence in the session description caught my eye: If properly implemented in practice, the fair dealing doctrine can facilitate access to the raw […]
Creative Commons is conducting a study of what ‘non-commercial use’ of a creative work means to people. I was involved in a discussion on this topic some time ago when Bob Goyetche and I learned that podcast.com was applying advertising to our our content on their site (see Is podcast.com making money from your podcast). […]
Just as the Entertainment Industries Summit begins in Toronto, I received a press release from the Canadian Music Creators Coalition (CMCC) that responds to two events of recent weeks: the US$222,000 judgement against Minnesota mother of two, Jammie Thomas, for the downloading of US$25 worth of music; and the Canadian government’s plans to make copyright […]