CIPPIC Responds to Government Proposals to Amend Copyright Act

| March 24, 2005
The government of Canada today released its proposals to amend the Copyright Act to address a nubmer of issues it had targeted for attention in the near term. These proposals include amendments to implement Canada\'s obligations under the 1996 WIPO Copyright and Performers and Phonograms Treaties, to alter Canada\'s teatment of copyright in photographs, to address ISP liability issues, and to grant educational institutions and libraries limited exceptions to better make use of digital networks. On the whole, CIPPIC is optimistic - read more in our Media Release.