Canada’s Music Industry Proposes a $3.50 ‘Copying Tax’ on Every Smartphone

Canada's Music Industry Proposes a $3.50 'Copying Tax' on Every Smartphone

The Canadian music industry wants lawmakers to pay a notable fee for every single smartphone sold in the country.

University of Ottawa law professor Michael Geist first made the discovery after finding documents under the Access to Information Act. The Canadian Private Copying Collective (CPCC) pitched the idea to lawmakers last September.

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