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Archive of posts tagged Private Copying Levies and Taxes

Same Old Song and Dance for Blank CD-R Disc Levies in Canada

The Copyright Board of Canada announced it has issued the official Private Copying Tariff for 2018 and 2019.

Status Quo for Blank CD-R Disc Levies in Canada

The Copyright Board of Canada announced that it has issued the official Private Copying Tariff for 2017.

Canadian Retailers Rejoice Over microSD Exemption

The Retail Council of Canada applauded the Canadian government for exempting microSD flash memory cards from the private audio copying levy.

CPCC Blows Gasket Over microSD Memory Card Levy

The Canadian Private Copying Collective (CPCC) accused the Government of Canada of usurping the authority of the Copyright Board by scuttling the special interest group’s campaign to extend the country’s private audio copying levy to include microSD flash memory cards.

Canada Nixes Audio Levy on Flash Memory Cards

The Government of Canada announced that it plans to exempt microSD flash memory cards from the country’s flawed and misguided private audio copying levy scheme.

Canadian Levy Targets microSD Memory Cards

The Canadian Private Copying Collective (CPCC) announced that the The Copyright Board of Canada has issued an interim Private Copying Tariff for 2012-2013.

CPCC Seeks No Levy From Cloud Music Services

The Canadian Private Copying Collective announced it is the group’s position that cloud-based music services should not be subject to the Canadian private audio copying levy.

CPCC Wants Music Levy on Memory Cards

The Canadian Private Copying Collective (CPCC) announced that it wants to extend the Canadian private audio copying levy, which currently applies to CD-R/RW discs, to include electronic memory cards.

CPCC Likes $35 Million Music Industry Subsidy

The Canadian Private Copying Collective (CPCC) announced that it approves of a new proposal by the Liberal Party of Canada that calls on the Government of Canada to pay $35 million per year to the music industry.

Liberals Seek to Replace Music Levy with Direct Subsidy

The Liberal Party of Canada announced that it proposes several amendments to the Copyright Modernization Act (Bill C-32), including the establishment of a new $35 million subsidy to be paid to the music industry each year.

Canada Updates Blank Media Levies

The Canadian Private Copying Collective (CPCC) announced that the Copyright Board of Canada has issued the Private Copying Tariff for 2011.

Assorted Musicians Desire Digital Device Levy

The Canadian Private Copying Collective (CPPC) announced that a number of musicians have signed a joint letter that expresses support for extending the Canadian private audio copying levy to include most digital devices and storage media.

Groups Seek Music Levy on Most Digital Devices

The Canadian Private Copying Collective (CPCC) announced that 19 organizations support extending the Canadian private audio copying levy to include MP3 players, cell phones, computers and other devices capable of storing digital audio.

Status Quo for Canadian Blank Media Levies

The Canadian Private Copying Collective (CPCC) announced that it will not seek to increase the levies charged on blank audio recording media in 2011. The current levy is $0.29 for each CD-R, CD-RW, CD-R Audio, CD-RW Audio and MiniDisc sold in Canada.

CPCC Unhappy with Proposed Copyright Law Amendments

The Canadian Private Copying Collective (CPCC) is criticizing proposed amendments to the Copyright Act for failing to expand the existing levy on blank storage media (CD-R, CD-RW, CD-R Audio, CD-RW Audio, MiniDisc) to include MP3 players, cell phones, computers and other devices and media capable of storing digital audio.