[d@DCC] The petition
leyton at fadingwaysmusic.com
Fri Apr 16 18:17:27 EDT 2004
Chris Brand wrote:
>I'd still appreciate opinions on these points, please :
>1. Whether the pleading should include "private copying".
I think so!
>2. Whether the pleading should include "control of your own devices".
>3. The wording of the third claim ("THAT dissemination...").
>I've been thinking of rewording this along these lines :
>THAT the preservation of Canadian culture requires that works be
>stored in a form that can be accessed by future generations of
I might add "freely" accessed by future generations... but that might be
>Here's one alternative to the pleading currently in the draft:
>>THEREFORE, your petitioners call upon Parliament to ensure
>>generally that users are recognised as interested parties
>>and are meaningfully consulted about proposed changes to
>>the Copyright Act and to ensure in particular that any
>>changes at least preserve all existing users' rights,
>>including the right to use copyrighted materials under Fair
>>Dealing. We further call upon Parliament to recognise the
>>right to personally control your own communication devices
>>and not to extend the term of copyright.
>The draft itself is at
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