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‘Rentership society’ friendly to music streaming: Deezer exec

Media | 05/06/2014 7:04 pm EDT

OTTAWA — Canada is becoming a “rentership society,” and this bodes well for the future of music streaming in this country, the managing director for Canada of online music provider Deezer told a parliamentary committee reviewing the music industry.  “Young people see no need to buy things as they once did,” Justin Erdman said before the House of Commons heritage committee meeting on Tuesday. “Homes, cars, cable TV and, of course, music — you can...