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Copyright laws can make or break Canada as a great country to live and work in.
American corporations and American lobbies continue to pressure us into changing to our copyright system for their own benefit. This system that the American lobbies aim for is far from perfect and it's easy to see that it has done only harm to their citizens!
Canadian individuals have never required modernization of Canadian copyright laws and that is because modernization does not provide any benefits to the end users of products! Our current system works well and anything further will ultimately end up hurting our hard working citizens.
We as Canadians need to make a stand. We do not need to follow and or bow down to the pressures of these American Lobby groups!
A major copyright pusher is the American music recording industry (RIAA), who as distribution middlemen, failed to prepare for technology changes before it was too late. It was their own poor business plans, decisions and lack of flexibility that lead towards their financial losses when new technology emerged. It wasn't the copyright system that failed them — it was their attitude towards technology and fear of the future advancements.
Many great products in our world are copied or based on products or ideas of the past.
We copy to produce the new products of the future. Ambitious copyright laws unfairly limit the competition resulting in a reduction of potential jobs and capital.
Copyrights also create monopoly style companies and this results in inflated prices for consumers and limited product selection.
Our individual freedoms are more important than copyrights.
Our right to individual privacy needs be even more guarded in this computer based society. With any advancement in copyright restrictions, we edge closer to having our individual rights stripped away.
Individual rights must always triumph those of mindless American style corporations.
Protect our citizen's rights.
In summary, Canada is one of the better places to live. We are better because we have different laws than the United States. We do not allow ourselves to become the United States. Do not bow to external pressures. Be Canadian. Live well. Live free. Be Different.