Canada Supremes rule on IP
July 12, 2012 5:36 PM Subscribe
posted by Twang (25 comments total)
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Canada's Supreme Court has ruled on 5 copyright-related issues.
Internet providers do not have to pay copyright fees when their consumers download or preview music, and teachers don't have to pay fees when they photocopy copyrighted materials for their students.
Obvious (from here): Movie theatres shouldn't be charged for the music that's part of a soundtrack.
Oddity: downloading is not "public", streaming is