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Canadian Media In Full Damage Control Following TPP Revelation

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau earlier admitted that he intends on signing the hugely controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). The news sent shockwaves across Canada and even amongst Liberal supporters. Now, Canadian media outlets are attempting to quell Canadian outrage.

CRIA’s Return? Music Canada Announces Copyright Lobbying Intentions

Music Canada, formerly known as CRIA (Canadian Recording Industry Association), has announced in a press release that their next lobbying effort intends “to rebalance the copyright regime and ensure the business needs of the music sector are met.” For long time supporters of digital rights, the timing of this could signal the beginning of an

Liberal Party Backtracks, Says Ratifying WIPO Marks Interest

If you want one of the most confusing messages you can find in the Canadian copyright debate, this may be it. After calling on the government to immediately reform copyright, ratify WIPO and pour resources into “combat[ing]” the “scourge” of piracy and after the news hit a number of major news sources including ZeroPaid, the

Canadian Liberal Party Wants to ‘Combat’ Piracy In Canada, Ratify WIPO

There’s a recent development that solidifies some people’s point of view that the top two parties in Canada have not, in practise, defended users rights and instead simply let the copyright industry dictate what copyright reforms need to happen. In a response to sub-committee recommendations, the Liberal Party wants to “combat the scourge and considerable