Torrentfreak, always worth a read, highlights a debate in Canada where they propose to lengthen copyright duration to the Berne treaty maximum. Bryan Adams, for those of us who remember him argues that long copyright duration benefits intermediaries and distributors, not creators. TF notes that the Canadian law proposes that the creator’s estate can revoke a copyright grant at 25 years after the death of the author and suggests that this should be at 25 years after the initial grant. Sadly unlikely to happen. Very similar to my proposal to Top of the Manifestos at #lab13.

In Canada, on copyright
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  • 4th February 2019 at 3:46 pm

    I originally linked to a video of Bryan Adam’s Video for “Everything I do …”, but it’s gone, appropriately for my post, due to a 3rd party copyright complaint.

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