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Copyright owners' threats impossible to carry out in Canada.
Are you "John Doe #1"?
Cable giants Rogers, Bell and Videotron collectively succeeded in freezing cable-cutters' sales of their Android TV boxes. A temporary injunction of the boxes may stifle their future success and growth in Canada. From the recent ruling comes the fundamental question: Will this necessarily stall, if not exterminate piracy? The answer is no.
There is a distinction between two kinds of rights held by copyright owners: economic rights and moral rights. Any Canadian politicians seeking to use a musical work at a public event should be aware of the legal issues that may arise when a work is directly linked with a political party or message.
When Canada enacted its “notice-and-notice” system to combat unauthorized downloading, many of Hollywood’s biggest copyright
The Harper government has introduced an extension of copyright terms as part of the federal budget, in a move that is likely
I've received daily emails from people who have been sent a copyright infringement notification as part of Canada's notice-and-notice system. While I'm unable to provide specific legal advice, I can provide more information that may assist in making an informed decision about a system that was designed to discourage infringement.
A court ruling in a long-running Canadian piracy case could convince internet providers not to fight for their subscribers
The U.S.’s controversial “Mickey Mouse Protection Act” -- the name given by critics to a particularly strong copyright term
Canada’s latest anti-piracy legislation has some downloading fans questioning whether it’s time to swear off their favourite