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Blank media levy is unconstitutional, Copyright Board hears in final arguments

News | 03/06/2003 5:00 am EST

The Copyright Board of Canada’s hearing on proposed new blank recording media tariffs wrapped up with oral arguments February 17 and 18, with anti-levy forces decrying the tariff as unconstitutional while rights groups argued that nothing has changed since a 1999 board ruling that allowed collections to proceed.

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