March 16, 2017 SODRAC, the first collective reproduction rights management organization to distribute royalties for musical works on YouTube in Canada! As announced earlier in 2016, SODRAC directly en

March 16, 2017

 

SODRAC, the first collective reproduction rights management organization to distribute royalties for musical works on YouTube in Canada!

As announced earlier in 2016, SODRAC directly entered into an agreement with YouTube for the use of the works in its repertoire in various services offered by the latter. We are pleased to announce the first distribution of these rights in Canada to our members, covering the months of December 2016 and January 2017, in our March 2017 allocation.

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Broadcast Reproduction Fees: SODRAC vs SRC / CBC

On June 20, SODRAC returns to the Copyright Board of Canada, as ordered by the Supreme Court of Canada in November 2015, to review the value of broadcast reproduction royalties payable by the CBC since November 2008, taking into account the principle of technological neutrality.

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Visual arts and crafts: the year of the resale right?

The resale right, which consists of a royalty paid to creators of visual arts and crafts when their works are resold through art market professionals, exists in more than 80 countries in the world, according to figures from the International Confederation of Societies of Authors and Composers (CISAC), of which SODRAC is a member.

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From HMV to DEP : the impact on your revenues

We were all bracing for the impact that would be caused by HMV’s announcement that it was put into receivership in january, resulting in the closure of its 100 stores across the country. This week, we learned that DEP, one of the two major Quebec distributors, filed for bankruptcy after 20 years of service.


SODRAC pays particular attention to this issue. We know that producers are reorganizing themselves and evaluating alternatives for the continuation of things. The information from the trustee in bankruptcy has just been made public. We assure you that we are following this matter in the best interest of all our author and publisher members.

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Be a part of SODRAC's next Board of Directors

The issue of copyright in the digital age is of interest or concern to you?

You wish to participate actively in the development of your profession?

You would like to keep up with the strategic issues of your industry?

The deadline for submission is March 31st!

 

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