Canada To Revise Copyright Act

Law360, New York (June 14, 2005, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A bill to revise Canada’s copyright law is expected to be introduced in the Parliament on Wednesday.

The proposed amendments to Canada’s Copyright Act were designed to strengthen copyright protection for digital services and clarify the legal liability of internet service providers, according to Minister of Industry David L. Emerson and Minister of Canadian Heritage and Minister responsible for Status of Women Liza Frulla.

“We are pleased to have this opportunity to show Canadians how we intend to build a copyright framework for the 21st century,”...
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