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The A2K problem: copyright, accessibility and the future of copyright in Canada

Bill C-32 contains provisions that would expand access for the visually impaired. But Canada could do more to allow the international dissemination of accessible works.

Remember Y2K? It was the year 2000 that kicked off the new millennium—an age that could potentially become a new era of access to knowledge (A2K)—an age of wider, broader and more universal access to many types of knowledge than ever thought possible.

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The A2K problem: copyright, accessibility and the future of copyright in Canada

Bill C-32 contains provisions that would expand access for the visually impaired. But Canada could do more to allow the international dissemination of accessible works.

Remember Y2K? It was the year 2000 that kicked off the new millennium—an age that could potentially become a new era of access to knowledge (A2K)—an age of wider, broader and more universal access to many types of knowledge than ever thought possible.

  

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