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Artists spar on effects of downloading at minister Copps’ Ottawa copyright forum

News | 04/16/2003 4:00 am EDT
Artists, musicians, games and software designers, and authors gathered by Canadian Heritage on the eve of the Juno Awards April 4 presented differing ideas about the role of copyright in their work and the effects on their careers of digital distribution. The forum was hosted by Canadian Heritage minister Sheila Copps as she sought input from creators in preparation for an ambitious round of Copyright Act reforms that will likely get rolling sometime in the next few weeks and continue for about four years.

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