Post Tagged with: "Movie Camcording"

Does Film Piracy Help or Hurt the Box Office?

CNET focuses on the Internet release of Sicko and its performance at the box office.

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July 3, 2007 Comments are Disabled News

Copyright Enforcement and Local Police has posted a letter from Liberal MP and Justice critic Marlene Jennings explaining her support for Bill C-59, the anti-camcording bill. Jennings, who was working on a private members bill to address the same issue, says: "The crux of the matter is that the relevant dispositions preventing camcording are […]

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June 28, 2007 6 comments News

Movie Piracy and Olympic Marks Bills Receive Royal Assent

Minutes before the Senate shut down for the summer on Friday, both the movie piracy bill (C-59) and the Olympic marks bill (C-47) received royal assent and are now part of the law of the land.

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June 23, 2007 2 comments News

Senate C-59 Committee Hearings Conclude

This evening's Senate Committee hearings on C-59, the movie camcording bill, went about as expected with the Senators passing the bill and generally voicing support.  That said, there was some skepticism – one Senator expressed doubt about whether this was a major problem, while another was surprised that the Canadian […]

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June 20, 2007 1 comment News

Senate Sends C-59 to Committee

The Senate began debate yesterday on Bill C-59, the movie camcording bill.  The bill received enthusiastic support from both a Conservative and a Liberal Senator, but the bill was then sent to the Senate Standing Committee on Transport and Communications for review, suggesting that the Senate might conduct the hearings […]

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June 19, 2007 Comments are Disabled News