iPod tax supported by groups that would receive money

Copyright holders' groups have been quick to support extension of a levy that would raise the price of mp3 players sold in Canada and see more money flow into their coffers. The Alliance

Published on: March 25th, 2010 Brian Jackson

NDP MP introduces bill calling for iPod tax

An opposition member of Parliament has asked the House to extend a private levy that Canadians already pay on CDs and blank cassette tapes to iPods and other mp3 players in a private

Published on: March 17th, 2010 Brian Jackson

How to create amazing surreal images in Photoshop

Cut-&-paste montages in Photoshop are probably the first creative exercise new pixel jockeys do, after cut-outs and colour conversion. And while it can be a quick process to seamlessly blend a multitude of

Published on: March 4th, 2010 Mike Harrison

Canada’s copyright conundrum — how to balance rights of creators and consumers

Canada's copyright stakeholders agree that our legislation is badly out of date and needs to be updated to reflect the modern, digital realities while striking a fair balance between the rights of creators

Published on: August 10th, 2009 Brian Jackson

Canadian ISPs, artist groups butt heads over new media funding proposal

A Canadian Radio, Television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) proposal that more Canadian programming for the Web be funded by taxing ISP profits has sparked a heated debate – with ISPs and members of

Published on: February 20th, 2009 Michelle MacLeod

Copyright bill strikes discordant note with Canadian musicians, consumer groups

Canadian artists as well as other consumers will be singing the blues, while big businesses reap mega profits if Bill C-61 – the proposed amendment to the Copyright Act – is passed into

Published on: June 17th, 2008 Nestor Arellano