Stephens on online piracy

February 4, 2018
Vancouver Sun
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The creative industry is calling on the CRTC to address the impact of online content theft on artists’ compensation, writes School of Business associate faculty member Hugh Stephens in an editorial for the Vancouver Sun.

Here’s an excerpt:

“As a province that takes pride in its creative economy, tackling rampant online content theft that robs B.C.’s artists and creators of fair compensation for their work is long overdue. There is now a meaningful initiative to address this growing problem that increasingly undermines the business model of content creators and distributors, and hinders efforts to promote and sustain made-in-Canada content in the digital age.”

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