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2009-02: Fair Dealing

Whereas, Section 29 of Canada's Copyright Act lists research, private study, criticism, review and news reporting as items that are considered "fair dealing" and hence not violations of copyright; and


Whereas, in order to expand access, members of the AEBC believe this concept must be expanded;


Therefore, be it resolved that the AEBC seek amendment of Section 29 so that this list is considered to constitute only examples rather than an exhaustive list of activities that count as fair dealing.