Archive for March 18th, 2008

CBC To Release Program DRM-Free Via BitTorrent

Sources indicate that the CBC is set to become the first major North American broadcaster to freely release one of its programs without DRM using BitTorrent.  This Sunday, CBC will air Canada Next Great Prime Minister.  The following day, it plans to freely release a high-resolution version via peer-to-peer networks […]

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March 18, 2008 41 comments News

Statscan Reports Canadian Music Industry Maintains Profitability

Statscan reports this morning that Canada's sound recording and music publishing industries maintained their profitability in 2006, though at a declining rate.  Revenues declined for the sound recording industry, yet the industry remained profitable at 9.5 percent (down from 13.1 percent in 2005).  The report importantly notes that Canadian firms […]

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