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Federal court considers wading into complex issue of copyright and the Internet

News | 04/20/2000 4:00 am EDT

Canadian rights holders are appealing to the Federal Court of Appeal to decide once and for all whether Internet service providers (ISPs) should pay a royalty for music transmitted over the Internet. The question was to have been decided last October, when the Copyright Board of Canada released its decision on Tariff 22 – a landmark ruling that appeared to have established clear liability for companies that are involved in online copyrighted works (CNM Nov. 9/99).

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