The Behind-the-Scenes Campaign To Bring SOPA To Canada

Tagged: Canada, Movies, SOPA, Software, Entertainment, Gaming, Technology
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Posted: 4 years 39 weeks ago

"SOPA may be dead (for now) in the U.S., but lobby groups are likely to intensify their efforts to export SOPA-like rules to other countries. With the Canadian DMCA back on the legislative agenda at the end of the month, Canada will be a prime target for SOPA style rules. In fact, Michael Geist reports that the recording industry wants language to similar to that found in SOPA on blocking access to websites, new termination policies for subscribers, and an expanded SOPA-style liability for sites that could include YouTube and cloud-based services."