Archive for December 2nd, 2011

Swiss Government Says Copyright Enforcement Rules Sufficient

Switzerland has completed a major government study on whether new measures are need to address online copyright infringement. The study concludes that no new legislative action is needed, citing the high costs and negative effects of three strikes and you’re out policies.  It is noteworthy that Switzerland participated in the […]

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December 2, 2011 11 comments News

The Daily Digital Lock Dissenter, Day 43: Campus Stores Canada

Campus Stores Canada, the national trade association of institutionally owned and operated campus stores, It has almost 100 member stores nationwide and more than 80 vendor and supplier associates.  The organization appeared before the Bill C-32 committee and stated the following on digital locks:

It is important to underline that fair dealing and other educational gains are undermined with absolute digital lock protections. By allowing circumvention of digital locks for non-infringing reasons, legitimate research and uses are not unduly hindered and creators’ protection is maintained.

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