Monday, July 11, 2011

CRTC dogged by questions of relevance

The National Post, that does not publish a print edition on Mondays, has a thumb-sucker on the CRTC. Excerpt:

"Fast-growing online TV and movie services, such as Netflix, eat up bandwidth, but these so-called “over-the-top” services also threaten to upend the revenue stream of traditional broadcasters, so these corporate giants have banded together to publicly ask the commission to regulate these new competitors.
The CRTC is also wading through dozens of written submissions about these “over-the-top” programming services, even though the commission decided just a few years ago that it was going to take a hands-off approach to the Internet."

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