SOCAN Seeks Leave to Appeal Fair Dealing Decision

SOCAN has filed a motion for leave to appeal to the Supreme Court of Canada in the case involving fair dealing and online music previews.  The Federal Court of Appeal upheld the Copyright Board’s ruling that such previews could be viewed as consumer research and qualify for fair dealing consideration.

One Comment

  1. Un-Trusted Computing says:

    Excess Copyright?
    Why should a preview generate a copyright-able event? By proxy should my test driving a car include my first month’s payment?