Canadian recording industry groups may be pining for a three strikes model in Canada, but the NY Times reports that the French law has yet to result in any penalties and some politicians are expressing misgivings about the law altogether.
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The Canadian Independent Music Association, formerly CIRPA, has posted its submission to the digital economy strategy consultation. CIMA says that Bill C-32 “pales by comparison” with the U.K. Digital Economy bill, noting that their legislation includes three strikes language. The CIMA submission rejects concerns about due process in disconnecting Canadians […]
UK reports indicate that the rules for the UK's three strikes system will exempt all ISPs with under 400,000 subscribers. While the move is described as creating "piracy havens" it is consistent with the regulatory assessment that identified the competitive impact on small ISPs of such a system and raised […]
Rogers Communications appeared before the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage and was asked by NDP MP Charlie Angus about their position on ACTA and ISP liability. Ken Englehart, Senior VP Regulatory, left little doubt about the company's concerns with ACTA and the possibility of a three-strikes and you're out model […]
New Zealand's Labour Party, now in opposition, has reversed its prior policy position as it announced that it no longer supports reforms that could cut off Internet access.