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The Daily Digital Lock Dissenter, Day 45: Digital Security Coalition

The Digital Security Coalition was a coalition of leading Canadian digital security companies. The coalition’s mandate was to advocate on behalf of its members and of all Canadians for sound public policies and laws affecting digital security technologies. Members included AEPOS Technologies Corporation, Black Arts Illuminated Inc., Bob Young, Borderware Technologies Inc., Bridon Security & Training Services, Certicom Corp., CMS Consulting Inc., Digital Defence Inc., Elytra Enterprises Inc., Innusec Inc., Klocwork Inc., Priosec, Q1 Labs Inc., Random Knowledge Inc., Borderware Technologies, Rigel Kent Security and Advisory Services, Security Objectives, Technical Security & Intelligence, Titus Labs Inc. Third Brigade Ltd., and VE Networks Inc.  The organization’s 2009 national copyright consultation submission included the following on digital locks:

Anti-circumvention rules should not apply in non-infringing circumstances, so they do not inadvertently impede ongoing research and innovation. The risk is in harming emerging Canadian digital security companies, and putting a “liability chill” on research in this area.


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