Canada: a new frontier

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  1. SoylentGreen says:

    Death of a new frontier. $5000 max per infringment.

    http://www.michaelgeist.ca/content/view/6710/125/

  2. SoylentGreen says:

    Conservative MP Ron Cannon stated:

    Our government also understands the difference between a large-scale violator and an ordinary consumer. The legislation introduces the concept of proportionality in statutory damages. It revises current provisions for statutory damages to distinguish between commercial and non-commercial infringement. That is very important. This bill reduces an individual’s potential liability in cases of non-commercial infringement to a one-time payment of between $100 and $5,000 for all infringements that took place prior to any lawsuit being launched.

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