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Copyright Review: CNOC encourages MPs to reject FairPlay Canada


OTTAWA – After having paused for Parliament’s summer recess, the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology reconvened in the nation’s capital on Wednesday to continue its statutory review of the Copyright Act.Representatives from the Canadian Network Operators Consortium, Société des auteurs de radio, télévision et cinema, the Movie Theatre Association of Canada and the Professional Music Publishers' Association faced the committee this week. (Some larger organizations will face the committee next week from the likes of Bell, Quebecor, Rogers, Stingray Digital, the Canadian Association of Broadcasters, Teksavvy and Shaw Communications.)Canadian Network Operators Consortium (a group of independent ISPs) counsel...