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Review of copyright law could pit content producers against content providers

News | 06/28/2001 4:00 am EDT

The federal government has launched a landmark review of Canadian copyright law that one Internet law expert worries could protect corporate interests at the expense of online users. In a consultation paper released late last week, the departments of Canadian Heritage and Industry Canada asked for comments on several broad-reaching issues, including the introduction of U.S.-style legislation that would make it tougher to distribute copyrighted material or to hack anti-piracy measures.

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