Copyright Consultation: Strange bedfellows and the not so Special 301 report

There are now only 4 days left to make your voice heard in the 2009 copyright consultation.

I was about to write about the policy and statistical laundering which can be seen with not only the 1996 WIPO treaties but also the Special 301 report. This is a report which special interest groups have managed to convince the United States government to abuse to pressure other countries into making radical backward-facing changes to their Copyright law.

I then read an article about a statement by Bell Canada about policy which I agreed with. Given I disagree with the phone and cable companies on most things, it is pretty special for me to find an area where I agree.

>> Read full article on the IT World Canada blog.