Day: June 24, 2011

C-32 Copyright Bill Described in WTO reportsC-32 Copyright Bill Described in WTO reports



The Secretariat of the World Trade Organization (WTO) and the Government of Canada recently published reports on the trade practices of Canada. Each report contains a short summary of the provisions of Bill C-32, the Copyright Modernization Act.

When Bill C-32 was tabled in the House of Commons the Government published Facts Sheets, FAQs, and a Backgrounder that summarized the Bill’s amendments. The Bill’s objectives were also described in its Preamble. The Government described the Bill succinctly for the WTO as follows:

On June 2, 2010, the Government of Canada introduced Bill C-32, the Copyright Modernization Act.  

Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2011-06-24Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2011-06-24