Minutes before the Senate shut down for the summer on Friday, both the movie piracy bill (C-59) and the Olympic marks bill (C-47) received royal assent and are now part of the law of the land.
Archive for June 23rd, 2007
During the Senate debate over Bill C-59, a Conservative Senator was asked this week whether the government has any intention of putting other copyright infringement activities under the Criminal Code. Senator Janis G. Johnson responded no.
Good news from Geneva this week where the proposed Broadcasting Treaty failed to generate much support. A diplomatic conference for 2007 is now off the table. Reports from IP Watch, EFF, KEI, and Howard Knopf.
- The LawBytes Podcast, Episode 57: Julia Reda on What Canada Should Learn from the European Battle over a Copyright Link Tax
- Pay to Link?: Canadian Heritage Minister Guilbeault Backs Bringing the Link Tax to Canada
- The LawBytes Podcast, Episode 56: Eloïse Gratton on Quebec’s Plan to Overhaul its Privacy Law
- The LawBytes Podcast, Episode 55: Mutale Nkonde on Racial Justice, Bias, and Technology
- What the Federal Court of Appeal Anti-Spam Law Case Means for the Interpretation of CASL