Is Canada's Bill C-61 Going In The Right Direction? Term Paper by Top Papers

Is Canada's Bill C-61 Going In The Right Direction?
A look at whether Canada's Bill C-61 is headed in the right direction.
# 141551 | 3,000 words | 3 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Canadian Studies (Government and Government Policy) , Law (General)


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The paper outlines the brief history of Bill C-61 and what its key provisions are; the essay subsequently looks at how the new legislation - if ever passed - would tighten regulations vis-a-vis consumer obligations in the realm of copyright but would also impose an anti-circumvention law that, for all intents and purposes, would place ordinary consumers in jeopardy of being sued for merely recording their favourite music or shows for later viewing. At the same time, the paper discusses how the anti-circumvention measures outlined in the proposed bill would undoubtedly create renewed demand for Digital Rights Management software - which would hurt the entertainment sector because it would drive down consumer demand for goods fitted with the new software while simultaneously making a mockery out of the notion of "free TV".

From the Paper:

"Definition of bill C-61. Anti-circumvention component of proposed law. Renewed demand for DRM software if legislation passes. Support in entertainment community for C-61. Notion of "fair-use". Greater likelihood of litigation if bill passes. The following paper will look at whether Canada's Bill C-61 is headed in..."

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