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Submission + - Can Gov't Uses DMCA Takedowns for Committee Videos

An anonymous reader writes: While news of Warner issuing takedown notices to Youtube is very common, Michael Geist reports that the Canadian government is doing the same thing for videos that contain clips from House of Commons hearings. The Parliamentary lawyers argue that all video — including videos of elected representatives — is subject to crown copyright and can't be used without permission.
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Can Gov't Uses DMCA Takedowns for Committee Videos

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