After a decade of wrenching struggle, Canada’s new federal budget specifically promises relief for beleaguered, unpaid copyright holders.
After years in the court system trying to regain copyright revenue for educational content, Canada’s publishers and authors look to Parliament.
The Canadian publishing industry has been dealt yet another blow in its long-running dispute over copyright and fair use in education.
The English-language Association of Canadian Publishers says only a third of its membership expects to regain pre-pandemic success.
Canadian publishers report that more than $150 million has been lost, in the world’s most prominent copyright controversy.
A new court decision condemns certain guidelines for ‘fair use’ copying by the educational sector, but doesn’t support the mandate to pay copyright fees.