Give your work away for free?

If the proposed bill C-32 on copyright legislation passes through parliament, you could be doing just that. The bill grants educational institutions the right to copy materials – without compensating creators. Should your book or article find its way into a classroom, you might not see a dime.

Many writers’ groups have been working tirelessly to bring this issue to the mainstream and our voices to parliament. Our own Sandy Crawley recently explained our position at a hearing earlier this month. You can read our official statement here. CopyrightStatement_ENG_JAN31

The Writers’ Union of Canada has produced a video that gets right to the point. You might want to take a look.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s