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 66: Ann Cavoukian on Why Canadians Can Trust the COVID Alert App
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- The Guilbeault Internet Plan: Leave it to the CRTC and Copyright Board of Canada to Get Money from Web Giants
- Four Million Downloads and Counting: Everyone Should Install the COVID Alert App