Canadian copyright law to trump Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement

Industry Minister Tony Clement, responding to accusations that an international anti-counterfeiting agreement will criminalize everyday activity by Canadians, says any such pact will be “subservient” to copyright rules created domestically.


Clement said suggestions that Canada will lose its copyright sovereignty to the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement, a deal being negotiated largely in private by the European Union and a number of countries — including the United States, Canada and Australia — is “fear-mongering.”


More:  > http://www.cbc.ca/technology/story/2009/12/01/clement-copyright-acta-ndp.html 

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