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Internet growing fast as source of music copied to CDs and cassettes: study

News | 11/15/2000 5:00 am EST

MP3s are fast becoming the preferred medium for Canadians copying music according to a new survey conducted for the Canadian Private Copying Collective (CPCC) by Réseau Circum Inc. In a study introduced into the record at the recently concluded Copyright Board hearing on blank tape levies, it was found that year-over-year, the Internet now accounts for 19 per cent of all music copied to blank compact discs – several hundred per cent higher than the previous year.

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