With the laws that govern intellectual property being clear on the legality of the limited access to copyrighted songs on the internet, the demand for royalty from the authors causes confusion on the extent of justified free access to such songs. The case between the two entities begs the question of where to draw the line between the freedom for information access and the copyright laws. This research aims to explore the flawlessness of the Canadian copyright laws that stipulate that the free previews comprise fair dealing with the intent of research.
Using both CCH v. Law Society of Upper Canada and Alberta (Education) v. Canadian Copyright Licensing Agency (Access Copyright), explore the validity of the Canadian copyright law regarding the use of reviews for the purposes of research
This investigation hinges upon methods and mechanisms that aim to uncover answers to the research questions. The selected methods of research emanating from the significant research needs. The sources that the research utilizes are also accessible and available for analysis. This study shall take into consideration some legal principles and beliefs as regarding the application of the copyright law and the right of access to information in Canada and the world through. The study will concentrate on the information that exists and the interrelation of different entities on the validity and significance of copyright laws in a society with special interest to Canada and focus on the Society of Composers, Authors, and Music Publishers of Canada v. Bell Canada scenario.
The research will use different methods of investigations namely, documentary sources, interviews and questionnaires.