Daily Archives: May 19, 2012

University of Winnipeg opt out of a copyright licence agreement the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada

For an update on this decision, see http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/local/u-of-w-rejects–copyright-deal-as-money-grab-152135325.html

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UofT Prof. Ariel Katz creates Hall of Fame, Hall of Shame and Hall of Purgatory with regards to Fair Dealing and Access Copyright

On Prof. Ariel Katz’s blog http://arielkatz.org/archives/1803 a current log of those who are choosing not to sign the model Access Copyright agreement are listed in the Hall of Fame: University of British Columbia, Windsor University, Athabasca University. For the rest … Continue reading

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Quebec special law violates student rights and civil liberties

CAUT Statement on Quebec Student Rights, May 18, 2012. The Canadian Association of University Teachers is strongly condemning Quebec’s Bill 78, the law tabled in Quebec to end the 14-week student strike, for violating fundamental freedoms of association, assembly, and … Continue reading

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