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Songwriters, recording industry and ISPs square off over file-sharing levy

News | 04/08/2008 10:43 pm EDT

ISPs and Canada’s major record labels oppose the Songwriters Association of Canada‘s proposed $5-a-month Internet levy as the solution to curtail free peer-to-peer downloading. Although the ISP levy concept has gained some momentum in other jurisdictions, the resistance from Canada presents a major roadblock for the SAC.

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