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Submission + - Canada slammed for copyright "deficiencies" ( 1

Doug McKenzie writes: The ESA and International Intellectual Property Alliance have called on Canada to tighten up with it calls 'deficiencies' in Canadian copyright enforcement. 'Canada has taken no meaningful steps toward modernizing its copyright law to meet the global minimum standards of the WIPO Internet Treaties, which it signed more than a decade ago,' according to the IIPA. Ars notes that pirated games are easy to find north of the 49th parallel: '"It's not a matter of pirate stores; there are entire malls. One example would be Pacific Mall, famous for selling imported and pirated materials,"' notes Canadian gaming writer Frank Caron.

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