I conducted a review of the top 10 grossing U.S. films as of last week. At the moment, only half have Canadian copyright registrations.
Top 10 U.S. Grossing Movies (2009) Canadian Copyright Registration Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen No Up Yes Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince No The Hangover No Star Trek No Monsters Vs. Aliens No Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs Yes X-Men Origins: Wolverine Yes Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian Yes Fast and Furious No
The MPAA/CMPDA has emphasized the need for stronger border measures and customs seizures, all of which shifts the cost of enforcement from the Hollywood studios to the Canadian taxpayer.via michaelgeist.ca
Oh, so that’s why…