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New fee to play recorded music at parties
Saturday, July 7, 2012
Weddings are expensive.  Thanks to a recent decision by the Copyright Board, it’s going to become a little bit more expensive starting this summer. The Copyright Board of Canada has recently allowed new tariffs to be collected for playing recorded music at events such as weddings, parades, karaoke bars, and fairs. The cost varies depending …

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Colbert and Stewart: Copyright fair dealing
Friday, June 8, 2012
Have you ever wondered how Stephen Colbert or Jon Stewart can reproduce news clips without being sued for copyright infringement? Just because something is under copyright doesn’t mean it cannot be copied or used by someone other than the author. Colbert and Stewart, as pundits who report on current events, criticize and perform parodies and …

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Robinson Sucroë and copyright infringement
Friday, May 25, 2012
For the last 16 years, Claude Robinson has been fighting television giant Cinar in Quebec court, alleging that Robinson Sucroë, an animated television series from Quebec, was plagiarized from Robinson Curiosité, an earlier work by Claude Robinson. In 2009, the Quebec Superior Court agreed with Claude Robinson and found Cinar guilty of copyright infringement. You …

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BC court confirms website terms of use enforceable as legal contracts
Thursday, September 8, 2011
In Century 21 Canada Limited Partnership v. Rogers Communications Inc., 2011 BCSC 1196, the BC Court held that Rogers infringed Century 21’s copyright and terms of use by scraping Century 21’s real estate listings from its website and incorporating the listings into the real estate search engine Zoocasa. Starting in 2008, Zoocasa copied photos, property …

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Changes to rules regarding .ca domain disputes
Friday, July 22, 2011
The Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) recently announced changes to the CIRA Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (CDRP). The CDRP, which governs disputes over .ca domain names alleged to be registered in bad faith, has been in effect since 2002. Some of the changes include: Bad Faith “Legitimate Interest Factors” are now Non-Exhaustive. Bad Faith …

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