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The Canadian DMCA: Proposed Canadian Copyright Law Updates for 2008

Time to get educated everyone. If you don’t know what the DMCA (Digital Millennium Copyright Act) is, you need to start Googling. The Canadian Government wants to bring in something even more draconian than the DMCA that our American friends are stuck dealing with. If you like your PVRs with time shifting, ripping your CDs to MP3 for your iPods or any number of other digital media tools, it’s time to raise your concerns and send mail to your MPs. All of those activities (and many more) will become illegal according to the proposed copyright law updates.

Check out Michael Geist‘s blog for a lot more information. You can also find information on Facebook in the Fair Copyright for Canada group that Michael Geist created.