Leonard Cohen on Canada’s Plan To Extend Copyright For Sound Recordings From 50 To 70 Years

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In just a few short years, songs we recorded in the late 1960s will no longer have copyright protection in Canada. Many of us in our 70s and 80s depend on income from these songs for our livelihood. We would deeply appreciate any adjustment that would avert a financial disaster in our lives.quotedown2

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From Canada set to extend artist copyright term from 50 to 70 years By Tim Ingham (Music Business Worldwide: April 22, 2015)

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