In a big victory for digital rights, Canadian regulator, the CRTC, has rejected the Bell coalition proposal to censor the Internet.
Canadian and American negotiators have pulled an 11th hour deal on the new North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).
The deadline set by the American’s for NAFTA is midnight tonight. All eyes are trained on negotiations in this 11th hour.
The copyright provisions in NAFTA could face further uncertainty as doubts about making the self-imposed deadlines intensifies.
Another critical aspect of the recent court ruling is that ISPs can demand compensation for handling notices of infringement.
A recent Supreme Court of Canada ruling could have major implications for any potential file-sharing cases in the future.
Spy agencies from Canada, the US, Britain, Australia, and New Zealand are demanding services include backdoors to their encryption.
Canada’s major public broadcaster, the CBC, was reportedly unsure about joining Fairplay Canada.
US President Donald Trump recently made a surprise announcement that he is terminating NAFTA. That has copyright implications.
Major record labels, movie studios, and major software developers continue to heavily lobby the Canadian government over copyright issues.