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Peer-to-peer distribution will help CBC avoid oblivion

News | 03/27/2008 4:12 pm EDT

Fans and pundits alike are lauding the CBC‘s experimental distribution of prime-time programming over peer-to-peer file sharing protocol Bit Torrent. In particular, an Ottawa-based Internet policy lawyer says the progressive move to unfettered online distribution fits perfectly with the public broadcaster’s mandate and will help keep it from becoming obsolete.

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