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Copyright Reform (1)
Canadian OSS/FS involvement in 2001 Copyright Reform Consultation.
"Canada DMCA Opponents"
Core issue in process: technology needs to be in the hands of the user, not under remote control by a third party. ("Legal protection for Technological Protection Measures", "Legal Protection for Rights Management Information")
Many submissions were sent in from our group to the copyright reform process. This process was quite extensive involving the departments (Heritage Canada and Industry Canada) sending out papers, the public responded, we could respond to the responses, and then a few months later there was face-to-face regional meetings.
My own submissions: