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Only in Canada, You Say? Perhaps Not: Court Rules on Internet Copyright.

June-6-2002

Area Communications, Technology, Intellectual Property

Summary


On Thursday, May 2, 2002, the Federal Court of Appeal partially upheld a Copyright Board decision regarding copyright liability on the Internet. In a ruling with broad implications, the Court reviewed the Board’s decision on Tariff 22, a proposed tariff relating to the communication of musical works over the Internet, filed by the Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada (SOCAN).

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