Home Page News Briefs People Media Telecom Archives About Us
Advertising Subscribe Reuse & Permissions
The Hill Times Parliament Now The Lobby Monitor HTCareers

Heritage Committee makes controversial recommendations on copyright reform

News | 05/14/2004 4:00 am EDT

To no one’s surprise, the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage has recommended in strong terms the quick ratification of two World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) treaties that would provide strong protection for copyright holders in a digital environment. On May 12, the committee tabled a report that made several key recommendations, including the adoption of a U.S.-style "notice-and-takedown" regime that would protect ISPs from copyright liability only if they act quickly at the request of rights holders to remove material identified as infringing from their servers.

This content is available to wirereport.ca subscribers

Already a subscriber? Sign in here

Unlock all the Canadian telecom, broadcasting and digital media news you need.

Take a free trial or subscribe to The Wire Report now.


Two weeks free access to thewirereport.ca and our exlusive newsletters.

Register for free

* Required


Unlimited access to thewirereport.ca and our exlusive newsletters.


* Required

Reuse & Permissions

Unauthorized distribution, transmission, reuse or republication of any and all content is strictly prohibited. To discuss re-use of this material, please contact:

Customer Care, 613-688-8821 | subscriptions@hilltimes.com