Posts Tagged ‘ copyright ’

Free Creative Commons Online Workshops

Posted this on twitter, but also worth a short blog post of its own.  Free online workshops for teachers hosted by the folks at creative commons. Beginning in late January, these sessions look to cover a wide variety of topics and look to be worth your time with a topic that many people are struggling with – copyright. Check out the link for more information.

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Canada to Adopt DMCA Copyright Rules in Six Weeks!

Copied verbatim from Michael Geist: “Months of public debate over the future of Canadian copyright law were quietly decided earlier this week, when sources say the Prime Minister’s Office reached a verdict over the direction of the next copyright bill.  The PMO was forced to make the call after Canadian Heritage Minister James Moore and Industry Minister Tony Clement were unable to reach consensus on the broad framework of a new bill.  As I reported last week, Moore has argued for a virtual repeat of Bill C-61, with strong digital locks provisions similar to those found in the U.S. Digital Millennium…

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Infringing Copyright

I received an email from wikispaces today that read as follows: “Hi, We received a DMCA notice from Martin Treasure Director of TravelSmart Ltd (contact details below) indicating that a file hosted on your wiki infringes on his copyright. The file in question is located on this page: According to his claim, the original file can be found on and We have removed the file from your wiki. Our DMCA notice can be found here: If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact us at Yours, Debbie Contact Information for…

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