‘Dark day’ for musicians as proposed microSD levy blocked

A decision by the Minister of Industry to exempt microSD memory cards from copyright levies is a major blow to musicians, says the Canadian Private Copying Collective (CPCC). Industry Canada issued a notice

Published on: July 4th, 2012 Brian Jackson

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After its so-called “iPod tax” was panned by the current Conservative government in their election campaign earlier this year, the Canadian Private Copying Collective (CPCC) has targeted microSD memory cards for a levy.Canadian

Published on: December 21st, 2011 Brian Jackson

Video Rewind: David Usher on connecting with fans online

Social media has become the latest platform for artists to promote their new works and connect with their fans.Many use standard tools like Facebook and Twitter to achieve that, but what if a

Published on: December 6th, 2011 ITBusiness Staff

Usher helps develop app for artists to share, sell their work online

Montreal-based musician David Usher is spearheading the development of a new social media application specifically tailored to help artists manage online communities and share or sell their work online. Emblazoned on the right-hand

Published on: June 15th, 2009 Brian Jackson