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Dear Sir or Madam,
in the light of the possible revival of Three-strike- or DMCA-like laws, I felt compelled to write to this consultation.
You must not bow down to lobbying pressure! There have been multiple studies stating the majority of artists do not benefit from copyright extensions (in a recent US study, the majority would earn less than $30 if extended for another 25 years), that lesser copyright benefits society.
DMCA-like legislation is prone to abuse, being employed in suits that are just meant to stifle innovation by shutting down competition and preventing interoperability of systems.
Please analyze independent studies (not lobby-fed) before making a call on this (which is the reason I'm not attaching urls here, I would appreciate if the commission looked for sources independently).
Thank you for your attention.
Gustavo Hexsel, canadian citizen