Post Tagged with: "digital locks"

Support for C-32 Digital Lock Changes Mounts

The reactions to C-32 rolled in yesterday with many groups supporting much of the balance struck by the bill but expressing concern with the digital lock provisions.  That perspective was consistent across the spectrum – businesses, education groups, librarians, and some creator groups all said virtually the same thing: Business […]

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June 4, 2010 29 comments News

CBC on Copyright and Digital Locks

The has a good article on the legal and policy issues associated with copyright and technological protection measures.  The anti-circumvention provisions in the forthcoming bill, which could come late next week, will be the source of considerable debate since sources say they will largely mirror those found in Bill […]

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May 21, 2010 4 comments Must Reads

India’s Digital Copyright Reform Plan For Digital Locks

The SpicyIP Blog provides a helpful review of India's proposed digital copyright reforms. The Indian government unveiled the reforms late last year, announcing that the amendments would bring the country into conformity with the WIPO Internet Treaties. India is a leading copyright producing country, with "Bollywood" currently one of the world's major film centres. The Indian approach to digital locks is very similar to the proposals from those supporting fair copyright in Canada.  The anti-circumvention provision states:

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March 31, 2010 13 comments News