Kiddie propaganda poisoning young Canadians

News & Politics

Yesterday on the "Wide World of Digital Rights," we visited Sweden and the Pirates who've decided to take their police-raided mess and talk about the origins and meaning of copyright in the digital age. Today, let's make our way back to the North American continent, where the Canadian government has launched a new propaganda campaign targeting little kids, in order to "teach" them the ins and outs of legality of copyright. Pleeeeeease welcome to the stage: Captain Copyright!

Those wacky Canadians up north have created a cartoon character to inform kids about how to spot illegal activities such as copyright infringement, much like our own Eddie Eagle, who pimps for the NRA. (Luckily, taxpayer dollars aren't paying Eddie's salary, though.) What does Captain Copyright want little kids to do? Here are some activities:

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