It’s no secret that various corporate rights holders have been filing lawsuits in Canada. Now, the movie industry is denying that they’ve done so.
The Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) is calling for further censorship powers through the copyright reform debate.
The proposed site blocking plan continues to spark fierce opposition. Now, the idea has officially become an international embarrassment.
The major movie studios is pushing for website blocking in New Zealand. They want ISPs to block filesharing websites as part of the upcoming copyright reform process.
Reports are surfacing that Canada will begin implementing the hugely controversial Comprehensive Economic Trade Agreement. They say most of it will kick in on July 1.
Democracy and civil rights took a crushing blow today. Shortly after news surfaced that Wallonia folded under the pressure, the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) has been signed.
A recent court ruling in the UK could have wide-ranging consequences across the Internet – especially for those living in the UK. The high court in the UK has ruled that ISPs must block Swedish public BitTorrent website ThePirateBay.
It almost sounds silly that someone could possibly salvage the PROTECT IP Act at this point in time. Still, that doesn’t stop some people from trying to pass off the PROTECT IP act as something that would actually do anything at all to stop piracy. We’d like to respond to this opinion with some counter-arguments […]
While major entertainment corporations are working hard at censoring the internet in the United States through the PROTECT IP Act, it corporate sponsored censorship has already become a reality in the UK thanks to what some have referred to as a landmark court case.
We’ve already heard from law professors who disapprove of the PROTECT IP act, now security experts are also lining up to oppose the PROTECT IP act for the simple reasons that it would destabilize the internet and harm cyber security efforts.