Copyright

A private members bill, S-225, “An Act to amend the Copyright Act (remuneration for journalistic works)” was introduced today: “If a journalistic work … is reproduced or published on a digital platform that is owned or controlled by a designated digital platform provider, the Canadian journalism organization that owns the copyright in that journalistic work is entitled to remuneration.”

Toronto Star: Senator wants to use Canada’s copyright law to make companies like Facebook and Google pay for news

h/t Howard Knopf

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