Industry Minister Tony Clement, pictured, who is helping to stickhandle the controversial Copyright Modernization Act through the House, says if Canada is not au courant with copyright, then it runs the risk of being a 'pirate nation.'
Heritage Minister James Moore, one of two Cabinet ministers to stickhandle the Copyright Modernization Act through the House, says the feds want to move the ball forward on balancing copyright reform for both creators and consumers.
There's still a divide among the political parties, but the Liberals have now outlined their roadmap for a Canadian copyright compromise, much of which bears a resemblance to public comments from NDP MP Charlie Angus.
With attention focused on the many challenges of adapting the newspaper business to an increasingly online and mobile world, it's easy to lose sight of the importance of maintaining the strength of a company's core product: its print newspaper.
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