Post Tagged with: "cirpa"

CIRPA on Blocking Access to P2P

From the Canadian Independent Record Production Association submission on net neutrality: “Certainly policies that limit the consumers access to P2P sites that distribute large volumes of unauthorized content would be controversial, but we believe that it is in the interest of both ISP's and content producers to examine such alternatives […]

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February 25, 2009 7 comments Must Reads

CIRPA on the ISP Business Model

Comments from the Canadian Independent Record Production Association, during the CRTC New Media hearing on Wednesday: MR. McKIE:    Turning to the distribution issue and the role and responsibilities of ISPs when it comes to the dissemination and development of content on the Internet, it may be the worst kept secret […]

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February 20, 2009 8 comments News

CRTC New Media Hearings – Day Two: Quebec Creator Unions, CIRPA, SOCAN, CEP, CaleyWray Labour/Employ

Day Two at the CRTC’s new media hearings saw an escalation of demands with groups seeking broad regulations, Internet-based Canadian content requirements, and even reform to the Copyright Act. The following review was compiled by University of Ottawa student Frances Munn (Globe and Mail live blog of the hearing is here; Day One coverage here).  

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February 18, 2009 14 comments News

Canadian Digital Music Sales Outperform the U.S. – Again

Nielsen SoundScan Canada is out today with the 2007 Canadian music sales data.  Despite the repeated sky-is-falling claims from CRIA, the actual data keeps telling a different story.  In 2006, Canadian digital music sales grew at 122 percent, far faster than either the U.S. or Europe.  Over the past twelve […]

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January 4, 2008 20 comments News

CIRPA Criticizes Copyright Delay

The Canadian Independent Record Production Association has criticized the government for the copyright delay, seemingly ignoring the significant growth in Canadian market share for its members and the Industry Canada P2P study.

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December 20, 2007 1 comment Must Reads