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Old January 21, 2013, 03:11 AM
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By restricting bandwidth they successfully keep you as their cable / sat customer.

And then the CRTC or whoever it is that keeps content on Canadian netflix nice and old....
The CRTC isn't the culprit, it's the fact that somebody in Canada purchased broadcast rights and either Netflix isn't interested in pursuing contracts for those in such a small market, or the cable companies don't want to play ball.

It'd be easy to lay all of the blame at the feet of the cable companies, but then I look at the fact that we don't have a full fledged subscription music service in Canada and suspect the size of the market has a lot to do with it as well.
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