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I am a software developer in Ontario. I would like to comment on the the changes to the copyright act being considered. I feel that it is important people who buy hardware devices be free to put any software they want on the devices with out requiring the blessing of the hardware vendor.
Some examples where hardware vendors might like to lock out users from changing the software on the devices include
Any changes to Canadian copyright law must be made such that they protect the ability of small independent software developers to write software that runs on hardware devices such as mobile phones. In particular the following principals should be followed
Feel free to contact me if you want more information on anything I have discussed.