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Submission + - MPAA's Dodd Secret Lobbying for a Canadian DMCA (

An anonymous reader writes: The Canadian government is expected to pass copyright reform next week. The bill's anti-circumvention rules are a mirror image of the DMCA, leading many to conclude that the government simply caved to U.S. led lobbying pressure. Now Michael Geist provides the evidence — a secret series of unreported meetings between MPAA head Christopher Dodd and Canada's foreign minister, heritage minister, and a senior industry official, just weeks after the bill was introduced and days before SOPA landed in the U.S.
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MPAA's Dodd Secret Lobbying for a Canadian DMCA

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