Har Har Mateys! Looks like Canada is the country of choice for movie pirates. But don’t blame the West! It’s apparently the French part of Canada that’s to blame…
As much as 50 per cent of the world’s pirated movies come from Canada, prompting the film industry to threaten to delay the release of new titles in this country.
According to an investigation by Twentieth Century Fox, most of the illegal recording, or “camcording,” is taking place in Montreal movie houses, taking advantage of bilingual releases and lax copyright laws.