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The second hearing of the day involved a fight between broadcast distributors and the copyright collective Re:Sound over the "performance" of music in movie and TV show soundtracks. Re:Sound's counsel ducked so many questions that Justice Abella joked, "You're lucky I have nothing else to do this afternoon."
The Supreme Court of Canada heard three of the five scheduled copyright cases yesterday in an unprecedented focus on copyright. The case featured discussion on how services like song previews or downloadable video games provide revenues for both music creators and the companies.