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Re: [dvd-discuss] Slashdot article - Canadian Tariffs
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- Subject: Re: [dvd-discuss] Slashdot article - Canadian Tariffs
- From: Jacob Gemmell <dante333(at)gci.net>
- Date: Tue, 12 Mar 2002 12:16:16 -0900 (AKST)
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I don't think it is a tariff. Slashdot just mislabeled it. Rather it is
a levy. That being said, how is this justified in light of copy protected
CDs? Do recording companies who use copy protection schemes still get
thier piece of the pie?
On Tue, 12 Mar 2002, Peter D. Junger wrote:
> If this is really a tariff, then it only applies to storage media
> imported into Canada from elsewhere. Sort of like Bush's tariff
> on steel manufactured outside the United States.
> If it is a tariff one would expect that it will be attacked by
> all the free marketers and challenged as a blatant treaty
> But is it really a tariff?
> Peter D. Junger--Case Western Reserve University Law School--Cleveland, OH
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