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Technological Change and Copyright Tariffs after CBC v. SODRAC (SCC 2015). Part 1
  • Giuseppina D'Agostino, Osgoode Hall Law School at York University
  • Carys Craig, Osgoode Hall Law School of York University
  • Richard Pfohl, Music Canada
  • Gregory Hagen, University of Calgary, Faculty of Law
  • Cameron Hutchinson, University of Alberta, Faculty of Law
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  • Copyright,
  • Canada
TECHNOLOGICAL NEUTRALITY “Technological neutrality” has emerged in recent Supreme Court jurisprudence as a guiding principle in the application of traditional copyright law to new digital contexts. The principle has been defined in a variety of competing ways, with disagreement about its meaning and effect being the central point of departure between the majority and minority rulings in the SODRAC case. How will the SODRAC case change or inform the application of technological neutrality in copyright law, both in respect of defining rights and their limits, and in the valuation of licenses at the Copyright Board? How might the decision impact other areas of law or policy beyond copyright?
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Giuseppina D'Agostino, Carys Craig, Richard Pfohl, Gregory Hagen, et al.. "Technological Change and Copyright Tariffs after CBC v. SODRAC (SCC 2015). Part 1" (2016)
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