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Music Previews: Should Use of a Marketing Tool be Considered Fair Dealing for the Purpose of Research?

Monday, January 28th, 2008

In October 2007, the Copyright Board of Canada rendered a decision regarding tariffs payable to SOCAN by online music services.[1] As part of the Board’s decision it concluded that music previews do not infringe copyright as they constitute fair dealing for the purpose of research. While I agree in principle ...