IFPI Complains That Canada's New Copyright Bill Not Draconian Enough

from the make-it-worse! dept

Perhaps not a surprise, but Michael Geist points us to the news that the IFPI is complaining that Canada's new copyright bill doesn't go far enough in protecting its obsolete business model:
"The publishing of this bill is only the beginning of a process, and some of its provisions must be amended in order to bring Canada in line with its international treaty obligations as well as evolving international norms. As it is, it simply does not go far enough to protect creators and producers in the digital environment."
This is despite the fact that Canada already has numerous draconian copyright provisions, extremely limited exceptions and a blank media tax that already assumes most Canadians are criminals. But, this is the recording industry we're talking about. They won't be satisfied until absolutely everything it doesn't control is locked down.
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  1. identicon
    Anonymous Coward, 10 Jun 2010 @ 6:15am

    Re: "obsolete business model"

    "Works for Major League Baseball, National Football League, doctors, lawyers, and probably for the Rutabaga Association if we but knew details."

    Of course, monopolies work for the monopolist. I would love a monopoly on the sale of hamburgers. Do you know who it doesn't work for though? The consumer.

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