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Canadian Court: Downloading Music with P2P is Legal!

What a surprise ruling, according to this article in CNet News.Note: uploading music to P2P is not legal, however.Interestingly enough, Canada’s Copyright Board has also imposed a $15 to $25 fee on digital music players, but not on hard drives….

  • December 15, 2003

What a surprise ruling, according to this article in CNet News.

Note: uploading music to P2P is not legal, however.

Interestingly enough, Canada’s Copyright Board has also imposed a $15 to $25 fee on digital music players, but not on hard drives. I wonder if my desktop computer is considered a digital music player?

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