Post Tagged with: "film"

Montreal Man Convicted Under Anti-Camcording Law

A Montreal man has been sentenced to 24 months probation and will be required to complete 120 hours of community service for camcording the film "Dan in Real Life" at a Montreal movie theatre. Under terms of the probation Hache is prohibited from entering a movie theatre, associating with anyone […]

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February 23, 2009 2 comments News

Pirating the 2009 Oscars

Waxy posts data on the availability of unauthorized copies of Oscar-nominated movies.  The site finds that virtually all movies have been posted to file sharing networks and that the source for almost all of those movies are screener copies distributed by the studios, not poor quality camcorded copies that the […]

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January 26, 2009 Comments are Disabled News

B.C. Police Arrest Man For Pirating DVDs

B.C. police have arrested a man engaged in the production and sale of infringing DVDs.

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December 18, 2008 9 comments News

MPAA Wants Obama To Target Canada Over Copyright

The election of Barack Obama has led to considerable speculation about what the change in administration might mean for U.S. pressure on Canada on intellectual property issues.  If the MPAA – the lead Hollywood lobbyist – has anything to say about it, the pressure will only increase.  Eighteen months after […]

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December 9, 2008 22 comments News

Exclaim on the Canadian Music Business in 2008

Exclaim reviews the current state of the Canadian music industry, lamenting the support for Bill C-61 from CRIA and CIRPA.

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November 26, 2008 5 comments News