[PCWorld] EU backs away from copyright sanctions in Canada trade deal

Following a meeting of the European Union member states on Oct. 5, leaked documents have shown this week that the E.U. plans to back away from criminal sanctions in its copyright agreement with Canada. [...]

However, there are still compromises to be reached over so-called "camcording" -- filming in a cinema. Canadian negotiators have asked for criminal sanctions on this, but according to the leaked E.U. documents, there is no enthusiasm for such strong wording in Europe. Canada has had a specific law against camcording since 2007. [...]

http://www.pcworld.idg.com.au/article/440780/eu_backs_away_from_copyrigh...

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