Canada OKs P2P file downloads, taxes MP3 players

According to an article from CNet, the Canadian courts have determined that downloading files from P2P services is legal, although uploading them is not (if you don't own the copyright). This continues the existing tradition of favoring individual use over copyright holders rights in Canada.

The additional twist this time is that they have decided to levy a new tax on MP3-type music players, such as the iPod. The tax will be $2 on players with memory