Day: July 21, 2014

YouTube, Facebook, Netflix liable to pay for music in Canada rules Copyright BoardYouTube, Facebook, Netflix liable to pay for music in Canada rules Copyright Board



On Friday, the Copyright Board released a decision and certified two SOCAN tariffs, Tariffs 22.D.1 (Internet – Online Audiovisual Services) and 22.D.2 (Internet – User-Generated Content). The years covered by the tariffs are 2007-2013.

The tariffs were certified based on agreements reached between SOCAN and objectors. Between the objectors and other entities which filed submissions, the heavyweights affected by the tariffs participated including Apple, Yahoo!, YouTube,  Netflix, Facebook, Cineplex, the members of the Canadian Association of Broadcasters (CAB), and the Canadian ISPS Rogers, Bell, and Shaw.

Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2014-07-20Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2014-07-20