Saturday, May 23, 2009

Changing Canada's Copyright Legislation - add your suggestions!

Public Policy Wiki - The Globe and Mail - The Dominion Institute : Download Decade

"At some point over the last 10 years, copyright became a sexy topic. An issue that was once purely the domain of lawyers, politicians and record industry executives has seeped into the consciousness of everyday Canadians — people who feel that something just isn't quite right about the way copyright works in this country.

During the digital-media revolution — what we're calling The Download Decade — copyright issues moved from the boardroom to the living room, as interpretations of these laws began to have a tangible impact on the way we consumed music, movies and television."