There is a gray, Schrödinger's cat kind of area in copyright. Enter: "orphan works" -- works that are neither public nor quite owned by someone.
In Canada, costume designs are considered to be under copyright. So, mass-producing a costume of Marvel's Thor without clearing the rights to use the character might not be the best idea.
Have you ever thought about how nearly every logo, piece of design (yes, including your tattoos), song, and movie has been or is currently under someone else's copyright?
This week we delivered over 55,000 signatures calling for the protection of our digital rights in the new NAFTA to Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland!
The Standing Committee on International Trade (CIIT) recently published a report on a study on how NAFTA affects Canadians, bearing encouraging news for Internet advocates.
We thought we'd seen it all, but Bell has pitched an outrageous proposal to protect its outdated model and censor the Internet through NAFTA.
OpenMedia's external legal counsel Cynthia Khoo reports back from meeting with Tracey Ramsey, NDP Critic for International Trade and Vice-Chair of the Standing Committee on International Trade
OpenMedia's official submission to the NAFTA consultation puts the digital rights concerns of Canadians front and centre
This goes well beyond a slip; it's a conceit with a useful history in disparaging Indigenous claims.
Notice and…takedown? Staydown? Notice? We explain what these phrases mean and why they're vital to the fight for free expression in 2017.