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EU countries could be next for regulator-Netflix conflict

Media | 10/15/2014 6:09 pm EDT

When CRTC Chairman Jean-Pierre Blais faced off against Netflix Inc. in September, his ordering of the U.S.-based streaming service to give the CRTC information it had previously refused to provide added fuel to a debate about whether the CRTC can — or whether it should — regulate online video services. That debate, which saw everyone from Prime Minister Stephen Harper to Quebecor Inc. and Google Inc. wade in during the CRTC’s Let’s Talk TV hearing, has cooled off somewhat, for the moment at least, after the CRTC decided to exclude Google Inc.'s and Netflix’...