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Movie Piracy Claims More Fiction Than Fact

Appeared in the Toronto Star on February 5, 2007 as U.S. Movie Piracy Claims Mostly Fiction In recent weeks, Canadians have been subjected to a steady stream of reports asserting that Canada has become the world's leading source of movie piracy.  Pointing to the prevalence of illegal camcording – a […]

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February 5, 2007 23 comments Columns Archive

Debating DRM

Paid Content has a pair of interesting reports from the MidemNet conference in France including coverage of a DRM debate between representatives from the CEA, RIAA, and MPAA (the CEA response to RIAA's claim that it makes the recording industry look evil – "I don’t make you look evil – […]

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January 21, 2007 1 comment Must Reads

Inside Jobs

Rob Hyndman points to today's embarrassing Globe and Mail article on movie piracy ("Pirates of the Canadians"), noting that the article smacks of a planted public relations piece.  I certainly agree that the article continues a build-up toward new copyright legislation.  I have two further points.  First, I'd have no […]

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January 13, 2007 16 comments News