Canadian copyright and the future of Open Source and Open Educational Resources

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Fri, 2009-10-30 09:00

This presentation will provide a brief background on the history of copyright, followed by a more detailed examination of the most recent Canadian copyright proposals and/or the latest proposed legislation if it has been introduced by that time. Issues of relevance to the open source community will be highlighted, such as Digital locks and fair dealing rights. Particular emphasis will be placed on the possible effect of recent copyright proposals on post secondary institutions.