One of Bill C-61's few good points is the notice-and-notice approach for Internet Service Provider liability. The notice and notice system involves a notification from a copyright holder – often involving movies, software or music – claiming that a subscriber has made available or downloaded content without authorization. The ISP […]
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One of the few good points in the expected Canadian DMCA is likely to be Industry Minister Jim Prentice's decision to stick with a notice-and-notice approach for ISP liability. I've described the system here. This is the same approach that was proposed in Bill C-60 and has been used on […]
The CBC runs a story today on the growing use of "notice and notice" by copyright holders. Telus apparently sends out about a thousand notices each week, while the Business Software Alliance says it sent out 60,000 notifications to Canadians last year. These numbers are consistent with my own experience […]