Canadian DMCA: how it might have happened

Following up on yesterday's post about the forthcoming Canadian DMCA bill, Zelda's written a "satirical overview of how the upcoming Canadian copyright bill came about, and who the major players are."

Minister Stephen Harper lashed out Wednesday at critics who say the Canadian public was not properly consulted in the planned revision of the Copyright Act, widely expected to be tabled before Christmas.

"To suggest that we didn't ask Canadians what they wanted is irresponsible," he told reporters outside an upscale Ottawa restaurant. "There were thousands of pages of testimony from the public, and I can tell you it took [Time Warner CEO] Rich Parsons and I almost a full week to burn it at all that Whistler retreat."