The federal government has launched a consultation on a modern copyright framework for artificial intelligence (AI) and the Internet of Things (IoT).
The government notes that it is crucial to ensure that Canada’s copyright framework can effectively respond to new challenges.
“This consultation touches on a number of topics, including text and data extraction, authorship and ownership of works created by AI, infringement and liability with respect to artificial intelligence, and remediation and interoperability issues related to AI measures. technological protection, ”says the government.
Additionally, the government has published a consultation paper that outlines the challenges to the copyright framework for each of these issues and presents questions to help design approaches to address them.
The government is seeking additional evidence from stakeholders on these challenges and welcomes all comments.
“The Copyright Law affects many sectors of our economy,” said Innovation Minister François-Philippe Champagne in a Press release.
“This consultation will allow us to hear the diverse perspectives of Canadians who want to ensure that Canada’s copyright framework supports innovation, investment and competition, as digital technologies continue to play a larger role in generating growth and job creation. “
Participants have until September 17, 2021 to share their comments.