Archive for July 28th, 2005

CRIA’s Higher Risk Strategy

Of all the reactions to today's SCC decision to skip the appeal of the private copying decision, I thought the Canadian Recording Industry Association's was the most remarkable.  I've obviously commented regularly on its high risk strategy of suing individual file sharers.  I think this is a bad strategy for […]

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July 28, 2005 8 comments News

Supreme Court Declines to Hear Private Copying Case

The Canadian Supreme Court this morning dismissed an application to hear an appeal of last December's Federal Court of Appeal decision involving the private copying levy and its application to MP3 players such as the Apple iPod.  The decision means that the December decision stands, which affirms the legality of […]

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July 28, 2005 2 comments News