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 […]
- Weakening Net Neutrality: How the Government’s Internet Regulation Plan Abandons the Principle of Equal Treatment of Content Online
- No Policies on Real Issues and Harmful Policies on Non-Issues: How the Government Bungled the Internet Regulation File
- As Heritage Minister Steven Guilbeault Plans Link Taxes and Internet Content Regulation, Where Is Navdeep Bains?
- Canadian Heritage Minister Guilbeault Says Social Media Sites Linking to News Content Without Payment is “Immoral”
- There Are Many Serious Concerns About Facebook. Why the Australia News Fight Isn’t One of Them