Posts Tagged ‘dmca’

Jim Prentice asked if unlocking a mobile phone is legal

Gordon McDowell June 20th, 2008

CBC’s Search Engine interviewed Jim Prentice about C-61 Copyright Act (Canada’s DMCA). Prentice always said how he didn’t want to talk about Canada’s copyright bill until it was tabled…

Tell your MP – RE: Canadian DMCA

David Gluzman June 13th, 2008

After months of hesitation, Industry Minister Jim Prentice has finally revealed his re-write of Canada’s rules of copyright. As expected, the bill contains major concessions to the American entertainment industry. Prentice’s bill forbids Canadians from engaging in ordinary practices such as ripping DVDs onto video iPods, unlocking digital phones for use with a competitor’s services, […]