Canada Wants you to Pay More for your MP3
Ahhh….wonderful. I can't understand why piracy remains so prevalent. :-/
The effort on the part of the CPCC comes just over two years after the
Federal Court of Appeal struck down a similar levy attached to the
price of the hard drives of MP3 players. At the time, these didn't fall
into the category of "audio recording media" because, unlike CDs and
cassettes, they can't be separated from the device that plays the sound
on them. Under current legislation, the Copyright Board isn't allowed
to place a levy on a playing device like a CD or tape player.
Read the rest here.