August 2016 | National Union of Public and General Employees

August 2016

Trans-Pacific Partnership study shows deal undermines Canada’s copyright balance, Internet users

"The TPP copyright provisions, if ratified, could potentially “lead to millions of dollars in roy­alty payments being transferred out of Canada, the increased criminaliz­ation of copyright law, and a loss of policy flexibility for future Canadian copyright reforms." — Michael Giest, Canada Research Chair in Internet and E-commerce Law, University of Ottawa