Telus gets it?

October 26th, 2006 | by ian |

Most of us remember Telus taking a huge misstep on the network neutrality issue by blocking access to its union website.

In an amazing about face Telus seems to have done some homework, obviously doing a bit of soul searching to figure out its role in the information economy. CEO Darren Entwistle spoke recently to the Canadian Chamber of Commerce on copyright issues:

lastly, and perhaps most importantly, it is time to update our copyright regime…

TELUS therefore, joins with the growing number of copyright creators – and users – in advocating for what we call a ‘living’ Fair Use model.

In a nutshell, this model would mean that copyright has to be flexible enough to permit Canadians to use and transfer legally obtained copyrighted materials – like songs and TV programs – from one technology to another. . . from their TV to their PVR, and from their ipod to their mac.

via Michael Geist

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