The recently revised Songwriters Association of Canada proposal for licensed peer-to-peer music sharing garnered considerable attention over the weekend. The SAC is no longer seeking legislative change as it argues the approach can be adopted through private licensing.
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SAC Renews Calls for Legalized Downloading With Levies
The SAC’s Eddie Schwartz has an op-ed in the Straight, renewing the call for the legalization of downloading in return for a monthly ISP levy.
SAC: Legalize File Sharing
The Songwriters Association of Canada's Eddie Schwartz has an opinion piece in the Mark News calling for the legalization of file sharing and the adoption of a new voluntary fee system.
Billy Bragg on Music and Copyright
Billy Bragg and Charlie Angus hosted a press conference last week that included Safwan Javed of Wide Mouth Mason (and the Canadian Music Creators Coalition) and Don Quarles of the Songwriters Association of Canada. The event attracted some media attention and a video of the event has now been posted […]
This Magazine on Legalizing Music File Sharing
This Magazine has a feature story on legalizing music file sharing, with particular focus on the SAC proposal.