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Record companies disappointed with silence on piracy in radio decision

News | 06/24/2005 4:00 am EDT

The Canadian recording industry lobby hasn’t decided yet whether or not to appeal this month’s CRTC subscription radio decision, with which it is "deeply disappointed." The Canadian Recording Industry Association (CRIA) is unhappy because the commission failed to impose any conditions on the three new subscription radio licencees that would protect against digital piracy. CRIA head Graham Henderson tells Canadian NEW MEDIA he hasn’t ruled out an appeal of Broadcasting Public Notice 2005-61 pending discussions with other industry players and the lobby group’s board of directors.

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