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Copyright Review: Google faces the committee


OTTAWA – As part of Canada’s Copyright Act review, the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage announced earlier this year it would study remuneration models for artists and creative industries. Even Bryan Adams made an appearance last month.On Thursday, the committee heard from Google Canada’s Jason Kee, who serves as the company’s Counsel on Public Policy and Government Relations. As the company has stated many times prior all around the world, its stance on remuneration is based on a partnership model. Its YouTube division has, of course, created a large number of content-creating young millionaires this way.“In this model, creators, such...