Professor uses Youtube, Facebook in copyright fight

Thursday, 6 December 2007, 12:03 AM EST

In an effort to combat the Canadian government's impending copyright reform bill -- legislation which some say could affect privacy and property rights for Canadian consumers and businesses -- one industry activist is taking his fight to the digital streets.

Michael Geist, research chair of Internet and e-commerce law at the University of Ottawa, said the Conservative's copyright reform bill is likely to include anti-circumvention provisions for technical provision measures (TPMs), a tool used to restrict the use of a digital work, making it illegal to modify, improve, back-up or make products that interact with any devices fitted with a TPM.

At Computerworld.

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