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Music industry report takes aim at Copyright Board, piracy

Media | 06/12/2014 8:38 pm EDT

A House of Commons heritage committee report on the music industry released Thursday said the government should look at how long the Copyright Board, which sets the rates for use of copyrighted material such as music, takes to make decisions. This latest report follows a committee study into the Canadian music industry. The new report recommended the government “examine the time that it takes for decisions to be rendered by the Copyright Board of Canada ahead of the upcoming review of the Copyright Act.” The report noted that in discussions about launching new digital...