[d@DCC] Mp MP's response re- C-60 (remember then C-60 was a cassette
cmacd at telecomottawa.net
Sat Aug 6 09:52:05 EDT 2005
> Dear Charles,
> On behalf of Gordon O'Connor, thank you for your e-mail dated June 26,
> expressing your concerns with Bill C-60 the proposed Copyright Bill.
> At this point, the Bill has only passed First Reading and will not to come
> up for Second Reading until this fall. The Official Opposition is currently
> examining this bill. Mr. O'Connor will review the implications of this bill
> with Bev Oda, the Official Opposition Heritage Critic, prior to the Second
> Reading. In the meantime I will inform Mr. O'Connor of your concerns on the
> implications of this bill on the free market and business innovation.
> The Conservative Party of Canada recently adopted the following policy on
> Copyright Legislation at the Policy Convention in late March.
> i) The Conservative Party believes that the objectives of copyright
> legislation should be:
> to create opportunities for Canadian creators to enjoy the fruits of their
> labour to the greatest possible extent; to ensure that the rights of
> Canadian creators are adequately protected by law; that these rights are
> balanced with the opportunity for the public to use copyrighted works for
> teaching, researching and lifelong learning; to continue to allow an
> individual to make copies of sound recordings of musical works for that
> person's personal and individual use; and that enforcement is applied fairly
> and in accordance with international standards.
> ii) The Conservative Party believes that reasonable access to copyright
> works is a critical necessity for learning and teaching for Canadian
> students and teachers, and that access to copyrighted materials enriches
> life long learning and is an essential component of an innovative economy.
> iii) A Conservative Government will give consideration to educational public
> policy goals within the copyright framework. A Conservative Government will
> work with industry to increase awareness and develop a public education
> campaign to better inform users and creators on the copyright laws in
> iv) A Conservative Government will eliminate the levy on blank recording
> Again, thank you for taking the time to express your views on this important
> Best Regards,
> John Aris
> Constituency Manager, for
> Gordon O'Connor,
> Member of Parliament
> Carleton-Mississippi Mills
> (Requires Gordon approval)
Charles MacDonald cmacd at TelecomOttawa.net Stittsville Ontario
1800+ Canadians oppose Bill C-60 which protects antiquated Recording,
Motion Picture and "software manufacturing" industries from change...
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