Post Tagged with: "rcmp"

RCMP Seeks Backdoor Wiretap Access to Blackberry Messaging

CBC reports this evening that the RCMP is seeking backdoor wiretap access to Blackberry devices.  The law enforcement agency is concerned that email messaging with the Blackberry is secure and encrypted which raises fears that it is widely used by criminal elements.  Liberal MP Marlene Jennings touts her lawful access […]

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March 24, 2009 12 comments News

Winnipeg Man Faces 52 Copyright Charges

A Winnipeg man behind faces 52 charges under the Copyright Act after the RCMP seized more than 200,000 CDs and DVDs.

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March 5, 2009 1 comment News

RCMP Arrests Three For Pirated DVD Sales

The RMCP in Hamilton have arrested four men for violating the Copyright Act by selling pirated DVDs.

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January 29, 2009 5 comments News

RCMP Criticizes Canadian Copyright Law

Just as reports surface that five Canadian companies have paid over $175,000 in damages arising from copyright infringing software usage [additional coverage here and here], an RCMP corporal has reportedly told a U.S. legal audience that Canadian copyright law is weak, that the way the courts interpret the law is […]

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October 2, 2008 15 comments News

RCMP and Canadian Border Officials Seize Millions in Luxury Goods

The CBC reports that the RCMP and Canadian border officials have seized millions in luxury counterfeit goods, demonstrating yet again that Canadian law is not as powerless as critics suggest when it comes to dealing counterfeit issues.

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August 29, 2008 4 comments News