Professor Geist's weekly Toronto Star Law Bytes column (Toronto Star version, HTML backup article, homepage version) examines Bill S-9, a new Canadian copyright bill steaming through the Senate. The column argues that the bill, which focuses on copyright in photographs, not only undermines consumer rights and privacy, but also fails to address Canadian heritage concerns, all for a special interest that already enjoys significant copyright protection.
Who Should Own Your Wedding Pictures?
November 1, 2004
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