Monday, June 04, 2007

Camcorder Nation

Why does Canada have to change its Criminal Code to protect the American Film Industry from pirates in the Nation of Quebec? Shouldn't that Nation take responsibility for it's citizens illegal actions?

A U.S. Motion Picture Association analysis of counterfeit discs in 2005 revealed nearly 75 per cent of all films illegally recorded in Canada came from theatres in and around Montreal, recently identified as the No. 1 city in the world for surreptitious camcording.

Kevin Tierney, the producer of the popular Canadian film Bon Cop Bad Cop, said he learned two days before his film was to have been released that a man had been found with 2,500 copies of the movie. He was selling it door-to-door in a Montreal neighbourhood along with alcohol and cigarettes.

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