Day: October 19, 2011

Copyright Bill C-11 gets second reading in the House of CommonsCopyright Bill C-11 gets second reading in the House of Commons



Yesterday Bill C-11 was given second reading in the House of Commons. The statements by the Government and opposition parties can be found here.

For the record, Industry Minister Christian Paradis said the following in speaking about the Bill in the House:

Mr. Speaker, as you know, this is the second time that the government has introduced this bill. During the previous Parliament and for almost a year, the Copyright Modernization Act—then known as Bill C-32—was carefully examined and debated by parliamentarians and stakeholders.

Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2011-10-19Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2011-10-19