Post Tagged with: "Movie Camcording"

ACTA’s Anti-Camcording Provision Faces Opposition From Australia, NZ, Switzerland

The leaked comprehensive ACTA draft reveals that a proposed anti-camcording provision has failed to receive significant support.  Proposed by the U.S. and Japan, the provision states: Each Party shall provide for criminal procedures and penalties to be applied [Japan: in accordance with its laws and regulations,] against any person who, […]

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March 25, 2010 1 comment News

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

Canada Shedding Reputation as Illegal Camcording Haven

CP reports on declining numbers of illegal camcords being traced to Canada with some claiming that it is a result of new anti-camcording legislation.

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July 13, 2009 1 comment Must Reads

Cinema Guzzo Faces $10K Damage Award for Invasive Search

Cinema Guzzo, a Montreal-based theatre chain, has been ordered to pay $10,000 in damages arising from the search of a patron's bag that violated their privacy rights.  The lawsuit over the "abusive search" was first filed in July 2007.  While this case has nothing to do with copyright, how long […]

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June 1, 2009 2 comments Must Reads

BBC Film Critic on Movie Piracy

Techdirt points to a recent video from a BBC film critic who argues that movie piracy is an industry problem (screener leaks) rather than a consumer issue.

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April 30, 2009 Comments are Disabled Must Reads