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The Trouble With the TPP, Day 39: Quiet Expansion of Criminal Copyright Provisions

The past two Trouble with the TPP posts have focused on the disconnect between the TPP and Canadian copyright law which raises the possibility that the Canadian digital lock rules may not be consistent with the TPP.  In addition to those concerns, the Electronic Frontier Foundation recently identified a subtle change that was added during the “legal scrub”. The change involved a provision on applying criminal procedures and penalties in cases of willful copyright infringement on a commercial scale. The version released in November stated:

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February 26, 2016 3 comments News

The CISPA Impact in Canada

The EFF has an important post on the potential impact of CISPA – the the Cyber Intelligence Sharing & Protection Act of 2011 – on Canada. The EFF argues that “if CISPA passes in the U.S., Canadians could expect great political pressure to adopt similar measures in Canada.” In fact, […]

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April 19, 2012 6 comments Must Reads

Bill C-11 and the Hazards of Digital Lock Provisions

The Electronic Frontier Foundation has a pair of excellent posts on Bill C-11 and the dangers of the digital lock rules. The first focuses specifically on digital lock rules and the second on U.S. pressure on Canadian copyright reform.

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February 13, 2012 1 comment Must Reads

U.S. Domain Name Censorship Bill Delayed

The EFF reports that the proposed legislation targeting domain names and allegations of infringement has been delayed.  I wrote about the bill earlier this week.

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October 1, 2010 2 comments Must Reads

Search Engine on the DMCA Exemptions

Search Engine covers [MP3] the new DMCA exemptions in an interesting interview with EFF’s Corynne McSherry.

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August 6, 2010 Comments are Disabled Must Reads