CRIA's Graham Henderson has told Reuters that the Songwriters Association of Canada's proposal to fully legalize P2P is a "pipe dream" and that CRIA is reluctant to get involved.
Archive for January 4th, 2008
Nielsen SoundScan Canada is out today with the 2007 Canadian music sales data. Despite the repeated sky-is-falling claims from CRIA, the actual data keeps telling a different story. In 2006, Canadian digital music sales grew at 122 percent, far faster than either the U.S. or Europe. Over the past twelve […]
Several people have pointed to the excellent new report from the Center for Social Media on quoting copyrighted material in user-generated video. The report provides another illustration of why Canada needs more flexible fair dealing since some of the fair uses would not be applicable here. In other words, Canadians […]
- The Broadcasting Act Blunder, Day Six: The Beginning of the End of Canadian Broadcast Ownership and Control Requirements
- The Broadcasting Act Blunder, Day Five: The Narrow Exclusion of User Generated Content Services
- The Broadcasting Act Blunder, Day Four: Why Many News Sites Are Captured by Bill C-10
- The Broadcasting Act Blunder, Day Three: Minister Guilbeault Says Bill C-10 Contains Economic Thresholds That Limit Internet Regulation. It Doesn’t.
- The Broadcasting Act Blunder, Day Two: What the Government Doesn’t Say About Creating a “Level Playing Field”