40 relations: ACTRA, An Act to amend the Copyright Act (38th Canadian Parliament, 1st Session), An Act to amend the Copyright Act (40th Canadian Parliament, 3rd Session), Anti-circumvention, Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement, Bob Young (businessman), Canadian Association of University Teachers, Canadian Independent Record Production Association, Canadian Internet Policy and Public Interest Clinic, Canadian Library Association, Canadian Music Creators Coalition, Canadian Newspaper Association, Charlie Angus, Cloud computing, Conservative Party of Canada, Consumers Council of Canada, Copyright Act of Canada, Copyright Modernization Act, DADVSI, Digital Millennium Copyright Act, Digital rights management, Format shifting, House of Commons of Canada, Jack Layton, Jim Prentice, Josée Verner, Lulu.com, Michael Geist, Music Canada, New Democratic Party, Online Rights Canada, Open-source software, Option consommateurs, Order Paper, Protection of Broadcasts and Broadcasting Organizations Treaty, Red Hat, Scott Brison, Time shifting, World Intellectual Property Organization, 39th Canadian Parliament.
The Alliance of Canadian Cinema, Television and Radio Artists (ACTRA) is a Canadian labour union representing performers in English-language media.
An Act to amend the Copyright Act (Bill C-60) was a proposed law to amend the Copyright Act initiated by the Government of Canada in the First Session of the Thirty-Eighth Parliament.
An Act to amend the Copyright Act (Bill C-32) was a bill tabled on June 2, 2010 during the third session of the 40th Canadian Parliament by Minister of Industry Tony Clement and by Minister of Canadian Heritage James Moore.
Anti-circumvention refers to laws which prohibit the circumvention of technological barriers for using a digital good in certain ways which the rightsholders do not wish to allow.
The Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) is a multinational treaty for the purpose of establishing international standards for intellectual property rights enforcement.
Robert Young is a serial entrepreneur who is best known for founding Red Hat Inc., the open source software company.
The Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT) is a federation of independent associations and trade unions representing approximately 68,000 teachers, librarians, researchers and other academic professionals and general staff at 120 universities and colleges across Canada.
The Canadian Independent Record Production Association (CIRPA) is an organisation representing the independent sector of the Canadian music and sound industry.
The Samuelson-Glushko Canadian Internet Policy and Public Interest Clinic (CIPPIC) is a legal clinic at the University of Ottawa focused on maintaining fair and balanced policy making in Canada related to technology.
The Canadian Library Association (CLA) was a national, predominantly English-language association which represented 57,000 library workers across Canada.
Canadian Music Creators Coalition is a group of Canadian music artists opposed to introducing legislation similar to the United States' DMCA into Canadian intellectual property law.
The Canadian Newspaper Association (CNA) is the national organization of daily newspapers in Canada, founded in 1996.
Charles Joseph "Charlie" Angus (born November 14, 1962) is a Canadian author, journalist, broadcaster, musician, and politician.
Cloud computing is an information technology (IT) paradigm that enables ubiquitous access to shared pools of configurable system resources and higher-level services that can be rapidly provisioned with minimal management effort, often over the Internet.
The Conservative Party of Canada (Parti conservateur du Canada), colloquially known as the Tories, is a political party in Canada.
The Consumers Council of Canada is a non-profit, volunteer-based consumer organization, promoting consumer rights and responsibilities in Canada.
The Copyright Act of Canada is the federal statute governing copyright law in Canada.
An Act to amend the Copyright Act (the Act), also known as Bill C-11 or the Copyright Modernization Act, was introduced in the House of Commons of Canada on September 29, 2011 by Industry Minister Christian Paradis.
DADVSI (generally pronounced as dadsi) is the abbreviation of the French Loi sur le Droit d’Auteur et les Droits Voisins dans la Société de l’Information (in English: "law on authors' rights and related rights in the information society").
The Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) is a United States copyright law that implements two 1996 treaties of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO).
Digital rights management (DRM) is a set of access control technologies for restricting the use of proprietary hardware and copyrighted works.
Format shifting is the conversion of media files into different file format or Data compression (video coding format and audio coding format).
The House of Commons of Canada (Chambre des communes du Canada) is a component of the Parliament of Canada, along with the Sovereign (represented by the Governor General) and the Senate.
John Gilbert "Jack" Layton (July 18, 1950 – August 22, 2011) was a Canadian politician and Leader of the Official Opposition.
Peter Eric James Prentice (July 20, 1956 – October 13, 2016) was a Canadian politician who served as the 16th Premier of Alberta from 2014 to 2015.
Josée Verner, (born December 30, 1959) is a Canadian politician.
Lulu Press, Inc., doing business as Lulu.com, is an online print-on-demand, self-publishing, and distribution platform.
Michael Allen Geist (born 11 July 1968) is a Canadian academic, and the Canada Research Chair in Internet and E-Commerce Law at the University of Ottawa.
Music Canada (formerly Canadian Recording Industry Association (CRIA)) is a Toronto-based, non-profit trade organization that was founded 9 April 1963 to represent the interests of companies that record, manufacture, produce, promote and distribute music in Canada.
The New Democratic Party (NDP; Nouveau Parti démocratique, NPD) is a social democraticThe party is widely described as social democratic.
Online Rights Canada was a grassroots campaign to help notify the public on technology and informational policy issues and help the public notify their MPs about controversial proposals.
Open-source software (OSS) is a type of computer software whose source code is released under a license in which the copyright holder grants users the rights to study, change, and distribute the software to anyone and for any purpose.
Option consommateurs is a non-profit consumer organization dedicated to promoting and defending the interests of Canadian consumers.
The Order Paper is a daily publication in the Westminster system of government which lists the business of parliament for that day's sitting.
The World Intellectual Property Organization's Protection of Broadcasts and Broadcasting Organizations Treaty or the Broadcast Treaty is a proposed treaty designed to afford broadcasters some control and copyright-like control over the content of their broadcasts.
Red Hat, Inc. is an American multinational software company providing open-source software products to the enterprise community.
Scott A. Brison (born May 10, 1967) is a Canadian politician from Nova Scotia.
In broadcasting, time shifting is the recording of programming to a storage medium to be viewed or listened to after the live broadcasting.
The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) is one of the 15 specialized agencies of the United Nations (UN).
The 39th Canadian Parliament was in session from April 3, 2006 until September 7, 2008.