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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

Movie Piracy and Popcorn Farmers

Public Knowledge on how NBC has told the FCC that with reduced movie piracy, "corn growers would earn greater profits and buy more farm equipment."

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June 20, 2007 1 comment Must Reads

The Globe on Camcording

Others have noted the Globe and Mail's one-sided coverage of the camcording story, however, there is one paragraph in today's story that requires an additional comment.  In its front page story, the Globe reports: Canada – particularly Montreal – is known as one of the world's worst offenders for piracy, […]

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May 9, 2007 8 comments News

MPAA Says NYC Source of 40 Percent of Camcording

After months of claiming that Canada is the source of up to 50 percent of camcording of films, a report out of New York now claims that the Big Apple is responsible for more than 40 percent of camcorded films.  Given that the head of the U.S. National Association of […]

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May 2, 2007 6 comments Must Reads

Justice Minister Rejects Call for Camcording Law

The National Post reports that Justice Minister Rob Nicholson has no plans to prioritize a new camcording law, despite the intense lobbying of recent weeks.  Nicholson noted "that there is already a stiff copyright law in Canada to catch people who sneak camcorders into movie theatres for the purposes of […]

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February 13, 2007 14 comments News