In a big victory for digital rights, Canadian regulator, the CRTC, has rejected the Bell coalition proposal to censor the Internet.
It is being rebranded as the USMCA, but the substance is now being analyzed. It seems that reviews are mixed on the copyright side of things.
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.
Canada’s major public broadcaster, the CBC, was reportedly unsure about joining Fairplay Canada.
Major record labels, movie studios, and major software developers continue to heavily lobby the Canadian government over copyright issues.
Cineplex, one of the organizers lobbying for Internet censorship in Canada, is currently experiencing record breaking profits.
The government of Australia has released its latest survey about Internet censorship. They found that consumers are not exactly buying as much now.
The Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) has hit a somewhat familiar bump towards ratification thanks to Italy.
A recent court ruling in Quebec says that government mandated ISP level site blocking is unconstitutional.