[politics] Re: [d@DCC] Senate Bill S-9
russell at flora.ca
Mon Nov 1 14:24:27 EST 2004
On Mon, 1 Nov 2004, Wallace J.McLean wrote:
> Not gonna happen: Berne.
So, copyright is infinitely malleable in the favor of intermediaries, but
Berne isn't fixable to deal with issues that no longer apply? The first
version was adopted in 1886, and it has been updated since. We have the
technical capacity to deal with a registration system, and we should be
pushing domestic policy makers to be pushing for registration at the
> > Another technique currently discussed in the USA is the idea of
> > out-of-print materials returning to the public domain.
> Only within the limits set by Berne.
Sorta like copyright benefits intermediaries only within the limits set
by the Canadian Copyright act (of what year? Seems to be a moving target
Russell McOrmond, Internet Consultant: <http://www.flora.ca/>
Code is Law: how software code regulates the activities of citizens,
and acts similar to law. How do we ensure transparency/accountability?
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