Canada’s Supreme Court Refuses Appeal On iPod Levy

The court lets stand a charge levied on sale of music player devices such as iPods.”In December 2003, the Copyright Board approved the group’s request to collect the new levy, which was built into the Canadian prices of digital audio recorders and MP3 players. The new charge ranged from an extra $2 tacked onto the price of a music player using up to one gigabyte of non-removable memory up to an extra $25 on the price of a player using more than 10 GB of memory.