Canadian Music Industry Proposes Tax on Flash Memory Cards
Date: Tuesday, May 17, 2011 @ 13:33:38 UTC

The Canadian Private Copying Collective (CPCC), an industry trade group that represents the interests of Canadian songwriters, recording artists, music publishers and record companies, has asked the Copyright Board of Canada to charge a tax of 50 cents to $3 on flash memory cards sold in Canada. The lobby group says the flash tax will be used to compensate musicians and other rights holders for music piracy. Complete Article

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