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Is content blocking coming to Canada?

Thursday, January 24th, 2008

According to this story in the Globe and Mail, the music industry is keen on getting Internet service providers (ISPs) to block traffic for users who sharing copyrighted music files. Canadian ISPs like Bell and Rogers already shape traffic to some extent by limiting the amount of bandwidth available to ...

Innovation or Bust: Legal Avenues not enough to save Record Labels

Tuesday, November 13th, 2007

Warner Music Group’s recent announcement about wider losses in the third quarter, due to an increasing trend of consumers switching to digital downloads, highlights the changing nature of the music industry. Even as Warner posted higher overall losses due largely to the decline in CD sales, its digital revenues were ...