View Full Version : They finally updated the copyright law

06-03-2010, 12:47 PM
Crappers - wonder if we'll see a minor change in amounts of uploads/downloads

link (http://www.cbc.ca/canada/montreal/story/2010/06/02/copyright-bill-clement-montreal.html)

Where did they totally mess up:

"A key clause regarding the breaking of digital locks, however, could trump many of those other permissions. The bill would make it illegal for a person to crack a digital lock placed on a device, disc or file. It would be illegal to copy a CD or digital song sold with copy protection on it...

06-03-2010, 01:18 PM
That will meet with a lot of resistance.

Not being able to rip your own CD to your MP3 will have a lot of people pissed off, especially when people like SONY records sell you their software to do it (or force you to buy from their site at a "discount" with proof of purchase).

06-04-2010, 01:21 PM
Yup - its not the best law they have come up with