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 […]
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Public Knowledge on how NBC has told the FCC that with reduced movie piracy, "corn growers would earn greater profits and buy more farm equipment."
Others have noted the Globe and Mail's one-sided coverage of the camcording story, however, there is one paragraph in today's story that requires an additional comment. In its front page story, the Globe reports: Canada – particularly Montreal – is known as one of the world's worst offenders for piracy, […]
After months of claiming that Canada is the source of up to 50 percent of camcording of films, a report out of New York now claims that the Big Apple is responsible for more than 40 percent of camcorded films. Given that the head of the U.S. National Association of […]
The National Post reports that Justice Minister Rob Nicholson has no plans to prioritize a new camcording law, despite the intense lobbying of recent weeks. Nicholson noted "that there is already a stiff copyright law in Canada to catch people who sneak camcorders into movie theatres for the purposes of […]