March 2, 2011 by Robert Karrass
Robert Karrass is a first year JD candidate at Osgoode Hall Law School and currently enrolled in the course Law & Social Change: Law & Music, in Winter 2011. As part of the course requirements, students are asked to write a blog on a topic of their choice.
Artists and consumers protest while supporters hold their breath hoping for Bill C-32 to pass. C-32 was designed to modernize Canada’s copyright laws and facilitate the ratification of WIPO treaties in Canada. One of the effects of the Bill is to prevent the unauthorized use of copyrighted music as well as regulate authorized use, but whose interests does C-32 really protect?