Canadian DMCA Hide And Seek -- With Bonus Wikipedia Edits

from the where'd-it-go--now dept

Despite the expectations that the new Canadian DMCA would be released Wednesday, it appears that the bill's introduction has been delayed as the guy behind it, Jim Prentice, figures out what to do. Some reports note that Prentice apparently promised the recording industry that the bill would be introduced before the summer, which seems fairly ridiculous. Why should he promise one industry anything -- especially when there's so much consumer and business opposition to the bill? In the meantime, though, while not introducing the bill, it does appear that folks in Prentice's office have been busy scrubbing Wikipedia to make sure this controversy isn't on Prentice's page.
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Filed Under: canada, copyright, dmca, jim prentice, michael geist, wikipedia


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  1. identicon
    eleete, 5 Jun 2008 @ 4:00am

    Vandalism

    Vandalism. Funny how wikipedia got the wording Juuuuuuust right ! Now what's the term for buying a new law ? Or bullying smaller countries into enforcing a law no citizen should want ?
    eleete

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