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ISPs should take initiative to stop piracy, without the heavy hand of legislation: Quebecor executive

News | 11/27/2008 8:11 pm EST

The new VP, corporate and institutional affairs at Quebecor Media Inc. warns that Canadians will look elsewhere for their Internet fix if the federal government and its regulator don’t break with protectionist policies that stifle consumer choice and innovation. At the same time, J.Serge Sasseville told delegates yesterday at the 5th Canadian Telecommunications Forum organized by Insight Media in Ottawa that ISPs need to work with content providers to solve piracy problems and develop new business models.

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