Canada Joins the Copyright Blacklist

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Canada can now say hello Russia and China as it joins them on Washington's copyright blacklist. According to an article in the Globe & Mail, Obama's administration has officially deemed Canada a place where people roam free on the interweb and violate intellectual property without much interference from the powers that be. The move has been celebrated by the folks at the International Intellectual Property Alliance.

No other advanced Western democracy is on the list and Canada is regarded as a lawless hub for bootleg movies, ripped-off software and pirated chips that bypass copyright protections. - SOURCE: Paul Koring, "Canada placed on copyright blacklist"

So what do you think about Canada joining the blacklist? What should the Canadian government do? Does it matter to you?

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