Is Canada's Bill-61 Going In The Right Direction? Analytical Essay by Top Papers

Is Canada's Bill-61 Going In The Right Direction?
An analysis of the technological, legal, and social implications of the proposed legislation on digital intellectual property rights.
# 142971 | 3,000 words | 5 sources | MLA | 2009 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2009 in Canadian Studies (Government and Government Policy) , Law (General)


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The paper relates that in June 2008, Canadian Industry Minister Jim Prentice tabled in the House of Commons a long-anticipated bill to reform Canada's copyright act: Bill C-61. The paper discusses how although the bill's advocates argued that it was necessary to update Canada's copyright laws, and bring Canadian law into step with Canada's international partners, there was widespread criticism of the legislation from ethical, legal, social and economic perspectives (Geist "Troubling Details").

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"In June 2008, Canadian Industry Minister Jim Prentice tabled in the House of Commons a long-anticipated bill to reform Canada's copyright act: Bill C-61. Although the bill's advocates argued that it was necessary to update Canada's copyright laws, and bring Canadian law into step with Canada's international partners, there was widespread criticism of the legislation from ethical, legal, social and economic perspectives."

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Is Canada's Bill-61 Going In The Right Direction? (2009, December 01) Retrieved February 17, 2020, from https://www.academon.com/analytical-essay/is-canada-bill-61-going-in-the-right-direction-142971/

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"Is Canada's Bill-61 Going In The Right Direction?" 01 December 2009. Web. 17 February. 2020. <https://www.academon.com/analytical-essay/is-canada-bill-61-going-in-the-right-direction-142971/>

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