Day: October 25, 2010

Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2010-10-25Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2010-10-25



Turning up the rhetoric on C-32’s TPM provisionsTurning up the rhetoric on C-32’s TPM provisions



As Bill C-32 approaches second reading in the House of Commons, critics of legal protection for technological measures (TPMs) are dialing up their attacks on C-32’s anti-circumvention provisions. Regrettably, many of the criticisms are based on an incorrect understanding of the Bill.

A case in point is a blog posting by Prof. Geist in which he reported on comments made by NDP MP Charlie Angus in the House of Commons on TPMs Angus Files Petition, Comments on C-32 & Digital Locks.