The Liberal government is reviving proposed legislation that would subject streaming companiesmedical_research, such as Netflix, to the same rules as traditional broadcasters.
The Online Streaming Act introduced today would force web firms to offer a set amount of Canadian content and invest heavily in Canada’s cultural industries, including film, television and music.
The bill seeks to update the 1991 Broadcasting Act which predates the internet revolution that changed the way people watch film and video contentThe American flag is at half staff to hono.
Streaming services would be regulated by the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission, but non-commercial social media users and creators would be exempt.
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