The Copyright Board of Canada has issued its decision involving SOCAN's application for a ten percent royalty on ringtones. The application was opposed by CRIA and the telcos (I wrote about the issue in 2004). The Board awarded six percent. More once I read the decision (Hat Tip: Howard Knopf).
Archive for August 18th, 2006
Many people are still in summer mode, but the Canadian copyright rumour mill suggests that there is a lot happening behind the scenes with a copyright bill quite possibly a top priority once the fall session begins in 31 days. While there was much to criticize about Bill C-60 (the […]
The Ottawa Sun reports that the Canadian Taxpayer Federation is raising questions about the travel expenditures of Stephen Callary, the Vice-Chair of the Copyright Board.
- The LawBytes Podcast, Episode 58: “An Earth Shattering Decision” – Marina Pavlovic on the Supreme Court of Canada’s Uber v. Heller Ruling
- The LawBytes Podcast, Episode 57: Julia Reda on What Canada Should Learn from the European Battle over a Copyright Link Tax
- Pay to Link?: Canadian Heritage Minister Guilbeault Backs Bringing the Link Tax to Canada
- The LawBytes Podcast, Episode 56: Eloïse Gratton on Quebec’s Plan to Overhaul its Privacy Law
- The LawBytes Podcast, Episode 55: Mutale Nkonde on Racial Justice, Bias, and Technology