Post Tagged with: "Copyright Board"

Collectives Win Big at the Copyright Board of Canada

The Copyright Board of Canada this morning issued its decision on royalties for music played on commercial radio stations.  The decision is a huge win for the copyright collectives (SOCAN and NRCC) and a corresponding loss for the Canadian Association of Broadcasters.  The Board has ruled that the prior tariffs […]

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October 14, 2005 Comments are Disabled News

Copyright Board Issues Private Copying Decision

Canada's Copyright Board issued its private copying decision earlier today. Professor Geist comments in this CNET article on the peer-to-peer elements of the decision in which the Board ruled that the private copying exemption covers downloading on P2P networks under certain circumstances. 

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December 12, 2003 Comments are Disabled News

Copyright Board to Issue Private Copying Decision

Professor Geist comments on news that the Canadian Copyright Board will issue its decision on the levy on blank media as part of the private copying exemption later this week. Professor Geist notes that however the Board seeks to strike the balance, all stakeholders are likely to be unhappy. see: […]

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December 11, 2003 Comments are Disabled News