from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Recording of video and audio on a camcorder, especially the illegal recording of films in a cinema.


from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From camcorder, as though it were based on the prefix -er and not recorder.


  • They say camcording is easy and is good enough to watch.

    Archive 2009-05-01

  • They cannot maintain that camcording is a substitute for fair use clipping and also that the exemption will degrade protection for CSS compared to camcording.

    Archive 2009-05-01

  • We don’t think camcording is good enough, but even if it were, why is that a desirable result?

    Archive 2009-05-01

  • You may recall that throughout 2007, the MPAA was on something of a worldwide campaign to get governments to pass new laws with stricter punishment for "camcording" movies.


  • Leaving aside how surreal it is to see the same organization that travels the world demanding anti-camcording legislation now citing it as a solution, it is useful to consider how this would have played out had Bill C-61 become law.

    Hollywood’s MPAA: Cammer Supreme

  • In recent years, it responded to US pressure by becoming one of the few countries to enact anti-camcording legislation.

    US piracy report ‘lobbyist document’ best ignored

  • Moreover, it is compliant with its international IP obligations, participates in ACTA, has prosecuted illegal camcording, has the RCMP prioritizing IP matters, has statutory damages provisions, features far more copyright collectives than the U.S., and has a more restrictive fair dealing/fair use provision.

    Boing Boing

  • The Family Entertainment and Copyright Act enacted in 2005 made camcording in a theater a federal felony (camcording in theaters is also prohibited by many state statutes) and established new penalties for pirating works that have not yet been released commercially.

    Dark Knight Pirater Sentenced To Two Years In Jail | /Film

  • Comment from Canadian embassy: Canada has passed legislation to address camcording: can move quickly.

    Archive 2009-10-01

  • To the contrary, the possibility of camcording proves that the proposed exemption will not cause any harm to the opponents.

    Archive 2009-05-01


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