Yesterday there was a huge ruling in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in California. Now normally we don’t write about U.S. internet law around here, but since the decision affects our favourite Canadian pirate, Gary Fung of isoHunt, we’re gonna make an exception. Especially because isoHunt is fucked.
On Friday, our old friends in the Conservative Government introduced Bill C-56 in the House of Commons. People are writing that the Bill will introduce the dreaded ACTA, the Anti-Counterfeit Trade Agreement, to Canada. It will not, at least in the most important way for us internet law folks. Lemme explain.