What Could Have Been? The Impact on Libraries if Either Bill C-60 or Bill C-61 Had Become Law

Tiessen, Rob
April 2010
Feliciter;2010, Vol. 56 Issue 2, p49
The article discusses the impacts of the copyright Bill C-60 and Bill C-61 on libraries if they had became law in Canada. The author notes that these laws attempted to amend the Copyright Act, but were stopped by controversy and were never referred to a parliamentary committee. He mentions that both had ignored fair dealing and restricted digital copy, which indicate that Canadian libraries are among the last libraries in the world to adopt desktop delivery of interlibrary loans.


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