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"But Dad Said I could"
1994-95: USA National Information Infrastructure, and the new vision of Internet (Open infrastructure vs. Delivery mechanism for incumbents)
- Bruce A. Lehman, Assistant Secretary and Commissioner of Patents and Trademarks: The Report of the Working Group on Intellectual Property Rights
- NII Copyright Protection Act of 1995 - Did not pass!
1996: WIPO Copyright Treaty, WIPO Performances and Phonograms Treaty (they "asked Dad")
1998: USA DMCA passed, and came into force in 2000 (software developers arrested...)
2001: EU Copyright Directive (EUCD) 2001/29/EC
2005-2006: Canada Bill C-60?