A Montreal man has been sentenced to 2 1/2 months in jail for unauthorized recording and distribution of movies.
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The U.S. Copyright Office is conducting hearings on the exemptions under the DMCA (they do this every three years) and Rebecca Tushnet has been providing detailed coverage. A full day was devoted to the issue of an exemption for teachers and students so that they could circumvent the locks on […]
A Calgary man has become the first person convicted under the Criminal Code's new anti-camcording provision. The man received a $1,495 fine and was placed on probation for one year. He is also prohibited from possessing any video recording equipment outside his home during the probation. The Canadian Motion Pictures […]
Lots of people have written to note that the MPAA has now acknowledged a major error in much-promoted study about the impact of movie piracy. Having overstated those numbers so fundamentally – and relied upon them before the U.S. Congress – it must surely raise questions about the accuracy of […]
Nearly five months after it took effect, police in Montreal have made their first arrest using the new Criminal Code anti-camcording provisions.