Post Tagged with: "c-27"

Industry Committee Issues C-27 Report

The Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology has issued its report on Bill C-27.  The report includes all the changes to the anti-spam bill, the Electronic Commerce Protection Act.

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October 29, 2009 Comments are Disabled Must Reads

Anti-Spam Bill Passes Committee Without Copyright Lobby Spyware Provision

Bill C-27, the anti-spam bill, passed through the Industry Committee late Monday with the bill largely intact.  Indeed, Industry Minister Tony Clement was true to his word as the several provisions that would have watered down the legislation were dropped (third party referrals, exceptions for survey companies and self-regulated industries) […]

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October 28, 2009 4 comments News

Government Commits to Withdrawing Lobby Spyware Changes

Bill C-27, the anti-spam bill, is nearly through the Industry Committee with a limited number of changes.  The Liberals have already stated that they would not be bringing forward the amendments promoted by the copyright lobby that would have permitted unauthorized access to personal computers in some situations.  The same […]

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October 25, 2009 4 comments News

Liberals To Drop Controversial Copyright Lobby Spyware Amendments

With the Industry Committee now scheduled to contact its final clause-by-clause review of Bill C-27 on Wednesday, sources in the Liberal Party advise that its MPs plan to withdraw several controversial copyright lobby-inspired amendments to the computer program and spyware provisions. Since first reported on Friday, thousands of emails and […]

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October 20, 2009 10 comments News

Canwest on Conservative Backtracking on Spam Exceptions

Canwest covers the Conservatives' decision to scale back spam bill exceptions that were floated less than two weeks ago.

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October 20, 2009 Comments are Disabled Must Reads