Post Tagged with: "MusicCopyright Microsite – Music Industry" Goes From Bad To Worse

I recently blogged about CRIA's failure to renew, which it used as part of its "educational" campaign to convince users to stop downloading.  A blog reader has noted that the situation has gone from bad to worse as the site is now owned by a Russian download service offering […]

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March 9, 2006 6 comments News

The Real Story Behind Statscan’s Recording Industry Numbers

Statistics Canada is out today with a report on the state of the recording industry.  The news is not good as the government' s statistics agency reports that the Canadian recording industry experienced its worst performance in six years in 2003. While this is old news – similar numbers have […]

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October 26, 2005 2 comments News

Alternative Compensation System for Music Picks Up Steam

David Ticoll, the Globe and Mail technology columnist, picks up on the prospect for an alternative compensation system for online music. Ticoll cites Professor Geist's recent proposal for the legalization of peer-to-peer file sharing. see: A taxing proposal to solve the music download dilemma also see: Bangoura v. Washington Post

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March 11, 2004 2 comments News