Media coverage of the Canadian DMCA-like copyright legistlation

June 21st, 2005 at 12:10 pm

University of Ottawa Law professor Michael Geist has been covering the Canadian government’s path towards a DMCA-like copyright legistlation pretty thoroughly. Below is an excerpt from one of his recent postings…

Most telling, however, was the appearance of Canadian Heritage Minister Liza Frulla. The Minister picked her photo-op to discuss the bill. She didn’t pick a library or a school or a university lab or the National Arts Centre or any other place that would tie copyright to the concerns of Canadians. No, she did her interview from an HMV, the foreign-owned record store. That is the proverbial picture telling a thousand words about Bill C-60.

Ouch.

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