What the Supreme Court’s copyright rulings mean for you

CBC News

The Supreme Court on Thursday issued a raft of landmark copyright decisions that will affect how Canadians listen to and buy music online.

It also kept open the doors to the kinds of research materials, primarily photocopies, that will be available freely to students.

With the large number of simultaneous decisions — five in total — and a considerable amount of legalese to wade through, experts on all sides of the arguments are still figuring out what everything means.

Here, though, is a quick summary of what the rulings appear to mean for the average consumer and student.

Read More: http://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/story/2012/07/12/f-vp-nowak-copyright-ruling-consumer.html

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