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laracroft8290
31-03-04, 20:28
Court rules against CRIA in landmark decision

The Canadian Recording Industry Association won't be getting the private information of 29 high-speed users accused of file-trading. A federal court has ruled that downloading a song or making files available in shared directories via programs like Kazaa is not a violation of Canadian copyright law. "I cannot see a real difference between a library that places a photocopy machine in a room full of copyrighted material and a computer user that places a personal copy on a shared directory linked to a P2P service," argues Justice Konrad von Finckenstein. Telus Corp. and Shaw Communications had been fighting the industry's push, while ISP's like Videotron decided to fully cooperate with the industry. The Toronto Star (http://www.thestar.com/NASApp/cs/ContentServer?pagename=thestar/Layout/Article_Type1&c=Article&cid=1080731123045&call_pageid=968332188492&col=968793972154) and Pulse24 (http://www.pulse24.com/Business/Top_Story/20040331-002/page.asp) have additional details.

Source (http://www.dslreports.com/shownews/41598)

galaxia2999
01-04-04, 01:12
yea woohoo for all canadian kazaaners! :D http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/silent.gif http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/privateeye.gif

galaxia2999
01-04-04, 01:12
yea woohoo for all canadian kazaaners! :D http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/silent.gif http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/privateeye.gif

Draco
01-04-04, 01:23
You can say that again... http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/privateeye.gif

max_payne_99
01-04-04, 03:30
Let's see, it's about 3 hours to the border...... http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/whistle.gif

SpArKy
01-04-04, 07:48
Oh rite. What about us brits, lol.