]> CLUE - CSIA http://www.cluecan.ca/taxonomy/term/70/0 en Open source group: copyright bill will hurt innovators http://www.cluecan.ca/node/735 <p>For immediate release: Ottawa, June 16, 2008</p> <p>Open source group: copyright bill will hurt innovators<br /> Canadian Software Innovation Alliance comes out against Bill C-61</p> <p>The Canadian Software Innovation Alliance (CSIA), a coalition of Canadian open source businesses and supporters, worries that Bill C-61, 'An Act to Amend the Copyright Act,' introduced by the Conservative government on June 12, threatens the open source business model.</p> Patents & Copyrights CSIA Tue, 17 Jun 2008 11:12:12 -0400 CSIA Invitation http://www.cluecan.ca/csia/invitation <p>**This is the text of the initial CSIA mailing that was sent out in December, 2005.**</p> <p>Canada's open-source professionals and open-source advocates are coming together to make sure Canada's copyright law continues to support creativity and encourage innovation. Content industry lobbyists are calling for new controls that threaten important activities such as the right to reverse engineer, the right to create interoperable software and the right to conduct security research. These rights are crucial to software innovators and need to be guaranteed.</p> CSIA Thu, 26 Jan 2006 15:08:05 -0500 CSIA Green Sheet http://www.cluecan.ca/csia/greensheet <p><strong >Canadian Software Innovation Alliance Green Sheet</strong></p> <p><strong >Know your rights as an open source developer!</strong></p> <p>The Copyright Act isn't only about stopping people from copying music, movies, and software. Copyright law is also about balance between the rights of creators and the rights of users, and the Copyright Act makes sure of that.</p> CSIA Thu, 26 Jan 2006 14:06:14 -0500 CSIA FAQ http://www.cluecan.ca/csia/faq <p>Note: A new website has been launched at <A href="http://www.softwareinnovation.ca">softwareinnovation.ca</A>. This is a historical page from 2005.</p> <p><strong >CSIA FAQ</strong></p> <p>If your question isn't mentioned below, drop us a line any time.</p> CSIA Thu, 26 Jan 2006 13:54:52 -0500 CSIA Members http://www.cluecan.ca/csia/members <p><strong >CSIA Members</strong></p> <p>The following open source companies and professionals are members of the Canadian software innovation alliance, and support copyright laws that supports the to create interoperable systems, reverse engineer, and conduct security research.</p> <p>Membership is open to any company or organization that develops, maintains, or depends on open source software.</p> <p><strong >Open Source Companies</strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.redhat.com/">Red Hat<br /> </a> Bob Young</p> <p><a href="http://www.roaringpenguin.com">Roaring Penguin<br /> </a></p> <p><a href="http://wirelessnomad.com/">Wireless Nomad Co-Op</a><br /> Steve Wilton </p> <p>FLORA Community Consulting,<br /> Russell McOrmond</p> <p>OpenConcept Consulting, Mike Gifford</p> <p>Xelerance Corporation, Michael Richardson</p> <p>Tucows Inc., Joey DeVilla</p> <p>Sandelman.ca, Michael Richardson</p> <p>Openflows Networks Ltd. Jesse Hirsh</p> <p><a href="http://openject.com/">Openject Consulting</a>, Colan Schwartz</p> <p><a href="www.naoi.ca">Naoi Technologies</a>, Bill Traynor </p> <p><a href="http://guidedvision.com/">Guided Vision</a>, David Numan</p> <p><a href="http://www.pathtech.org/">PATH tech</a>, G. Roderick Singleton</p> <p><a href="http://www.opensel.com/">Open Selection</a>, G. Roderick Singleton</p> <p>Open Enterprise Solutions, http://www.openenterprise.ca, Johnny Stork</p> <p>Open Computing, http://www.opencomputing.ca, Chris Jezovnik</p> CSIA Thu, 26 Jan 2006 12:09:03 -0500 About the CSIA http://www.cluecan.ca/csia/about <p>Note: A new website has been launched at <A href="http://www.softwareinnovation.ca">softwareinnovation.ca</A>. This is a historical page from 2006.</p> <p><strong >A Voice for Open Source</strong></p> CSIA Mon, 23 Jan 2006 13:19:43 -0500 Canadian Software Innovation Alliance http://www.cluecan.ca/csia <p>Note: A new website has been launched at <A href="http://www.softwareinnovation.ca">softwareinnovation.ca</A>. This is a historical page from 2005.</p> <p><strong >Welcome to (the historical pages of) the Canadian Software Innovation Alliance!</strong></p> CSIA Wed, 30 Nov 2005 02:11:11 -0500