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 will it be before the case is cited by U.S. copyright lobby groups as further evidence that Canada is hostile to their interests.
June 1, 2009
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