Post Tagged with: "netflix"

Get Yer Grimy Paws Off My Netflix

David Ellis has a must-read two part series (part one, two) on Netflix, the CRTC, and the efforts of some groups to regulate over-the-top video.

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June 20, 2011 3 comments Must Reads

SOCAN Seeks Millions from YouTube, Facebook, Netflix, Apple & Sony in Interim Online Music Tariff

SOCAN has filed an application with the Copyright Board of Canada for interim tariff to cover royalties for the communication to the public by telecommunication of musical works in connection with movie/tv streaming and user generated content sites. The obvious targets of the interim tariff are some of the biggest […]

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June 15, 2011 43 comments News

Rogers Vice Chair Says Netflix Should Face Canadian Regulatory Obligations

Rogers Vice Chair Phil Lind has told Cartt.ca that Netflix should face Canadian regulatory obligations, though he declined specify precisely what they should be.

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May 9, 2011 7 comments Must Reads

Netflix on Canadian Data Caps

Netflix on the use of data caps by Canadian ISPs: data caps are actually a very poor way to manage demand and limit Internet congestion. All of the costs of supplying residential broadband are for supporting the peak loads, typically Sunday  nights for residential customers.  Bandwidth consumed off-peak is completely […]

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April 27, 2011 29 comments News

Cancon, The Opera

The National Post’s Terence Corcoran takes on the broadcaster attempt to regulate Netflix, noting regulation supporters “want the Internet controlled through new rules and new charges that would expand their existing protection racket that now funnels billions into their hands and limits the freedom of Canadians.

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April 18, 2011 2 comments Must Reads