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Canada Ratifies WIPO Internet Treaties

Canada has formally ratified  the WIPO Copyright Treaty and the WIPO Performances and Phonograms Treaty. The ratification was a key part of the copyright reform process, leading to contentious debate over the Canadian approach to providing legal protection for digital locks. The treaties will enter into force on August 13, […]

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May 23, 2014 12 comments News

EU Ratifies the WIPO Internet Treaties

The European Union has formally ratified the WIPO Internet treaties.  While critics of Canadian copyright law will no doubt use the move to argue that Canada has fallen behind on copyright reform, it is worth noting that: (1) Canada has twice introduced legislation designed to do the same; (2) the […]

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December 14, 2009 1 comment News

Australia to Join WIPO Internet Treaties

Peter Black reports that Australia will formally accede to the WIPO Internet Treaties tomorrow.  The move was widely anticipated after Australia entered into a free trade agreement with the United States.

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April 25, 2007 Comments are Disabled News