Archive for June 15th, 2007

Canada Ranked as Hollywood’s Fastest Growing Market

After all the claims about Canada as a movie piracy haven and the threats about delaying the release of films, the MPA has issued a confidential report that casts Canada in a much different light.  According to the Hollywood Reporter, the annual MPA report on all-media sales shows Canada as […]

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June 15, 2007 7 comments News

Shades of Captain Copyright?

The U.S. Library of Congress has released Taking the Mystery Out of Copyright, which includes an animated video on how "copyright's got your back" and answers question on whether work can be used without permission ("it's always best for people to ask your permission first").

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Olympic Marks Legislation Passes House of Commons

One day after Bill C-59 cleared the House of Commons (it had first reading in the Senate yesterday), Bill C-47, the Olympic marks bill, also received unanimous approval.  The final bill includes the parody exception and specific protection for the electronic media.  It now moves to the Senate for final […]

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