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Proposed hikes to private copying tariff draws record number of objectors

News | 06/14/2002 4:00 am EDT

An unusual number of individuals, organizations, and companies have objected to the Canadian Private Copying Collective’s (CPCC) proposed tariff on music storage media including blank CD-Rs and MP3 players. There are currently 83 formal objectors to the levy, which would double the tariff collected on CD-Rs and could more than double the price of some new MP3 players.

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