Billy Bragg, Canadian songwriters push for new approach to downloading

[CP] There were no iPods, peer-to-peer file sharing sites or digital copyright wars back when Billy Bragg first belted out “Waiting for the Great Leap Forward,” but the tune seems completely a propos to his latest political fight.The British alt rocker teamed up with Safwan Javad of Canada’s Wide Mouth Mason, the Canadian Association of Songwriters and the NDP’s Heritage critic Charlie Angus Friday to push for a new approach to dealing with music downloads.
http://www.cbc.ca/technology/story/2009/11/20/tech-internet-digital-copyright.html
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