- make backups of our DVDs,
- move our media to other devices,
- use our media in perpetuity,
- exercise our rights to fair dealing,
- re-mix DRM-ed public domain material,
- unlock our phones,
- use all of our phones' features, and
- remove DRM software.
This list is taken -- dare I say, copied -- from a very readable and concise series of talking points to defeat Bill C-61 by Brendon Wilson.
The Globe also featured an interview about the bill with University of Ottawa professor, Jeremy deBeer, which illustrates just how few copyright-related activities that Canadians take for granted will still be allowed should the bill pass.
Here are just three things we all can do to protest Bill C-61. I worry that 30 minutes with Larry might render me unconcious, but Meat Loaf told me -- in person (Kingston, 1987) -- that two out of three ain't bad.