Irony, Convenience, and Habit: Challenges to Bill C-11


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Irony, Convenience, and Habit: Challenges to Bill C-11
By introducing Bill C-11, the Canadian government intends to reduce the practice of peer-to-peer music sharing and make the consumption of music fair for those who make it. However, based on the bill's contradictions, the experiences of other countries that tried to crack down on illegal downloads, and the ongoing popularity of this method of accessing music, C-11 is unlikely to provide resolution to the issue of pirated music.
One challenge with Bill C-11 that has been identified since its introduction in September 2011 is the issue of digital locks, as described in the bill. According to National Post writer Jesse Kline, “Although the latest revision to the bill deals with some of...
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