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.
- Midnight Madness: As Canadians Slept, the Liberals, Bloc and NDP Combined to Pass Bill C-10 in the House of Commons
- The Law Bytes Podcast, Episode 93: Lex Gill on the RCMP, Clearview AI and Canada’s History of Surveillance
- My Appearance Before the Senate Committee on Transport and Communications: Why Copyright Reform Isn’t the Answer to the Challenges Faced by the News Media Sector
- Null and Void: Speaker of the House of Commons Strikes Down Numerous Bill C-10 Amendments
- Guilbeault’s Gag Order, the Sequel: Time Running Out as Government Seeks to End Debate on Bill C-10 in the House of Commons