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Posted by Michael Geist

As expected, the Canadian DMCA is big, complicated, and a close model of the U.S. Digital Millennium Copyright Act (Industry Canada provides a large number of fact sheets here). I'll have much more to say once I've had a careful read, but the takeaway is that the DMCA provisions are worse than the U.S. and the consumer exceptions riddled with limitations as the government promotes a strategy of locking down content and launching lawsuits against Internet users. Click here to read more of Michael's blog. [NOTE: The link is to Michael's front page since all the traffic this post has attracted crashed his blog, so SCAN couldn't get a direct link.]

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