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Canadian Government Doesn’t See Validity in USTR Special 301 Report

The USTR’s Special 301 report has been well known for being essentially a wish-list put together by the US copyright industry. Over the last few years, doubts have been raised over the validity of the report by many observers. It now appears that the Canadian government also shares those doubts.



IIPA Blames Canada for Movie Piracy (Again)

Many observers who take particular interest in Canadian issues surrounding copyright might find this to be a broken record, but a copyright lobby group is, once again, demanding that Canada be placed on a priority watch list in a special 301 report (or, as some might consider, a priority “wish list”)