Post Tagged with: "anti-circumvention"

The DMCA is Anti-Competitive

So says the CATO Institute, a noted free market, limited government, U.S. think tank. I provided a Canadian perspective on the competitive effects of anti-circumvention legislation in my contribution to the In the Public Interest book. (Thanks Howard!).

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March 21, 2006 Comments are Disabled News

A Revealing DRM Story

Barry Ritholtz posts a revealing story on his experience this weekend trying to purchase a copy-controlled CD.  As Ritholtz notes, it is difficult to decide which part of the story is stranger – the fact that the band doesn't want its work copy-controlled and did not provide permission for the […]

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October 31, 2005 4 comments News

Is Canada Headed Toward a DMCCA?

Professor Geist's weekly Toronto Star Law Bytes column (Toronto Star version, HTML backup article, homepage version) examines whether Canada may be headed toward a Digital Millennium Copyright Canada Act. The column explores the risks associated with technological protection measures alongside anti-circumvention legislation and the potential that Canada may adopt DMCA-like […]

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January 31, 2005 Comments are Disabled Columns