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Canada , currently out of favour with its North American neighbours over its failure to implement what US considers to be acceptable copyright legislation, now has a new bill on that very matter. Industry Minister Jim Prentice is set to table a bill that will allow users to be fined up to $500 for each “personal use download” that they partake in through peer-to-peer file-sharing. The bill will also make it illegal to unlock cellphones, copy music-protected CDs to iPods, and copy time-shifted TV shows to PVRs.

http://www.exclaim.ca/articles/generalarticlesynopsfullart.aspx?csid1=122&csid2=844&fid1=31719

http://network.nationalpost.com/np/blogs/fullcomment/archive/2008/06/05/peter-shawn-taylor-on-canadian-copyright-pirates-past-and-present.aspx

New provisions against anti circumnavigation – see New legislation to crackdown on digital copyright infringement athttp://www.canada.com/topics/news/national/story.html?id=20467975-e1cc-4064-aceb-63796da84b48 and see

http://www.thestar.com/comment/article/442594

http://www.canada.com/ottawacitizen/news/bustech/story.html?id=ab0d606b-2371-444b-bba0-2172d45ac6b6