Post Tagged with: "camcording"

Court Issues Jail Sentence for Movie Piracy

A Montreal man has been sentenced to 2 1/2 months in jail for unauthorized recording and distribution of movies.

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March 17, 2010 3 comments Must Reads

The MPAA on How to Camcord

The U.S. Copyright Office is conducting hearings on the exemptions under the DMCA (they do this every three years) and Rebecca Tushnet has been providing detailed coverage.  A full day was devoted to the issue of an exemption for teachers and students so that they could circumvent the locks on […]

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May 8, 2009 5 comments News

Calgary Man Receives Fine Under Illegal Camcording Conviction

A Calgary man has become the first person convicted under the Criminal Code's new anti-camcording provision.  The man received a $1,495 fine and was placed on probation for one year.  He is also prohibited from possessing any video recording equipment outside his home during the probation.  The Canadian Motion Pictures […]

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November 14, 2008 6 comments Must Reads

The MPAA Error

Lots of people have written to note that the MPAA has now acknowledged a major error in much-promoted study about the impact of movie piracy.  Having overstated those numbers so fundamentally – and relied upon them before the U.S. Congress – it must surely raise questions about the accuracy of […]

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January 24, 2008 1 comment Must Reads

Montreal Police Arrest Man For Camcording In Theatre

Nearly five months after it took effect, police in Montreal have made their first arrest using the new Criminal Code anti-camcording provisions.

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November 15, 2007 Comments are Disabled Must Reads