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Canadian Copyright Board Quadruples Levies on Blank Media 33

Posted by michael
from the taxation-without-representation dept.
agallagh42 writes: "Computer World Canada has a piece on increased levies for blank media. Basically, the levy was increased from 5.2 cents to 21 cents (canadian) on CD-R and CD-RW media. They seem to be using the "presumed guilty" idea, and punishing everyone who uses this technology for whatever purpose, legal or otherwise. Does this mean that, since I'm already paying the music industry for my potential pirating, that I can feel free to pirate all I want?"
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Canadian Copyright Board Quadruples Levies on Blank Media

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You know, the difference between this company and the Titanic is that the Titanic had paying customers.

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