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Weak copyright laws force Canadian companies to eye Japanese market

News | 10/20/2008 9:12 pm EDT

The Canadian Independent Record Production Association (CIRPA) will lead a delegation of 20 Canadian record companies to Japan early as next month in hopes of boosting sales for a Canadian market that has shrunk by 14% this year – primarily as a result of weak copyright laws that allow Internet downloading, and a slow migration to digital platforms like mobile phones.

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