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Submission + - Canada is a leader in digital piracy

blastwave writes: "Canada leads the world in unauthorized file swapping" says Graham Henderson, President, Canadian Recording Industry Association, Toronto Canada. The article slams Canadian law with bold statements such as "Does Canada's record of intellectual-property protection meet international standards? If one uses piracy havens like Russia as a base of comparison — as Geist does — then certainly." Furthermore, at the risk of hyperbole compared to other piracy hotbeds the article says "Canada stands alone among its leading trading partners as having failed to meet its commitments under the World Intellectual Property Organization treaties."

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