Bill C-61, dubbed the Canadian DMCA, was introduced by Canadian Industry Minister Jim Prentice in June 2008. There was an immediate outcr...
Bill C-61, dubbed the Canadian DMCA, was introduced by Canadian Industry Minister Jim Prentice in June 2008. There was an immediate outcry from thousands of Canadians concerned that the bill would render illegal every day activities and harm consumers, creators, and businesses. The C-61 in 61 Seconds video competition is a great way that you can speak out. Just post your video as a response to this video. Deadline for submission is September 1st. A great panel of judges that includes the Barenaked Ladies Steven Page, Ontario Privacy Commissioner Ann Cavoukian, Open Source Cinema's Brett Gaylor, Galacticast's Rudy Jahchan, and FSAC President Marc Furstenau will select the best of the best. The winners, who will receive some Fair Copyright for Canada schwag, will be announced on September 15th. SEPTEMBER 15TH UPDATE: THANKS TO EVERYONE WHO PARTICIPATED. WINNING ENTRIES POSTED AT MICHAELGEIST.CA.