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Sunday, October 26, 2008

No open licensing for Canadian PM debates

Michael Geist, Canadian Political Parties Practice Politics 1.0 in a Web 2.0 World, Toronto Star, October 20, 2008.

... [B]oth [Democrat Barack] Obama and Republican candidate John McCain have supported open licensing for the presidential debates so the public can use the footage to create their own videos and engage more actively in the political process.

No similar initiatives occurred in Canada. ...

See also our past posts about open licensing for the presidential debates.