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Broadcasters slam music industry copyright proposal

News | 09/25/2018 1:46 pm EDT
Broadcasters testify to the House industry, committee Monday, Sept. 25 2018. From left to right: Susan Wheeler, chair of the Canadian Association of Broadcasters' copyright committee; Nathalie Dorval, chair of the Canadian Association of Broadcasters' board of directors; Stingray vice-president of legal and business affairs Annie Francoeur./ Photo via Parlvu.

OTTAWA — Canada’s private broadcasters are defending Canada’s existing copyright laws and tariff rules and say a proposal to nix a radio royalty exemption in the Copyright Act is an attempt at a cash grab by the recording industry.

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