Monthly Archives: June 2011

The AUCC Diagnoses the Problem but Prescribes the Wrong Remedy

I have submitted my response to the application filed by the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC) to amend the Access Copyright Interim Tariff. The AUCC’s Application draws a dim picture of monopolistic excess, abuse, and inequitable conduct. 

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Copyright Board Grants Extension

The Copyright Board granted my request to extend the deadline for responding to the AUCC’s Application to amend the interim tariff.  No word yet on my second request to invite the Commissioner of Competition to intervene.  Here’s the Board’s decision:

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Access Copyright Case: Requesting the Commissioner of Competition Intervention

Last week, the AUCC requested the Copyright Board to amend the Interim Tariff and order Access Copyright to grant transactional licenses (see Howard Knopf’s posts for more details, here and here).  The Board ordered all parties to respond by tomorrow.

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