Canada file-sharers safe, Music Industry loses case

By on March 31, 2004, 2:57 PM
A Federal Court judge ruled against the Canadian Recording Industry Association as they failed to show enough evidence that file sharers were infringing on its copyrights. The music industry pretended to force ISPs to identify Kazaa users that had downloaded music through that network in order to sue them.

[COLOR=#1951B9]As a result, using an online download service for personal use does not amount to copyright infringement in Canada, Akin said.[/COLOR]

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