• Drake, Shania Twain & More Petition to Change Canadian Copyright Law

    11 days ago - By Billboard

    Drake and Shania Twain are among the Canadian artists who have joined the Songwriters Association of Canada in petitioning Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and other government figures to change the country's copyright law to give more power to artists and songwriters.
    Their proposed change would let creators and their families regain ownership of their copyrights 25 years after the date of transfer, instead of 25 years after the creator's death, as currently specified in the country's copyright act.
    The letter dated June 2 notes that early in their careers, artists and songwriters are often...
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