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Federal Court Decision Raises Questions About Need for New Making Available Right

Howard Knopf posts on new decisions from the Federal Court of Appeal which suggest that there is effectively a making available right in the case of musical works in Canadian copyright law and no need for further reform on the issue.


  1. for the layman?
    I (a layman in these regards) wish I knew what all that meant in terms of file sharers.

  2. My take and it may be wrong is they are saying that any time you send a song over the internet they want to get paid as if you were playing it one the radio even if you just email it to some one.