FW: Blank Tape/CD Levy rates have been announced!]


Subject: FW: Blank Tape/CD Levy rates have been announced!]
From: Andrew Czink (aczink@bc.sympatico.ca)
Date: Fri Dec 17 1999 - 13:09:26 EST


    To all CECers,

    Here are the new blank media levy rates. Much better than the initial $0.50
per 15 minutes of recording time for digital media initially proposed. Still
annoying though.
    Cheers,

    Andrew

Andrew Czink
director
earsay productions

>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Levy Info [mailto:levy@sycorp.com]
> Sent: Friday, December 17, 1999 9:05 AM
> To: Blank Media Levy petition participants
> Subject: Blank Tape/CD Levy rates have been announced!
>
> The Copyright announced Friday Dec. 17, 1999 the rates for Blank tapes/CD as
> follows:
>
> Analog Audio Cassette Tapes (40 minutes or longer): 23.3 cents per tape
> Analog Audio Cassette Tapes (less than 40 minutes): no levy
> MiniDiscs, CD-Rs Audio and CD-RWs Audio : 60.8 cents per CD/disc
> CD-Rs and CD-RWs : 5.2 cents per CD
>
> Manufacturers and importers are responsible for paying the levy on each unit
> of leviable media that they sell in Canada. Retail stores do NOT directly
> collect
> the levy.
>
> The levy comes into effect immediately.
>
> For more information, visit http://www.sycorp.com/levyinfo.htm or the
> Copyright
> Board's website at http://www.cb-cda.gc.ca
>
> This is a one time email to update those who signed the Virtual Petition.
> The
> email address will not be used for any other purpose.
>
> Sincerely,
> Malcolm Gray
> Sycorp Technology Inc.



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