David Purdy

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Name: David Purdy
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

U.S. channels must be included in ‘skinny basic’ cable: Rogers

The major U.S. networks should be included in a proposed “skinny basic” cable TV package to keep them from going “over the top” to video streaming services such as YouTube and Netflix, cable giant Rogers Communications said Thursday.Big networks ABC, ... [Published Cambridge Times Ontario - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Netflix, Google Face Push to Tax Online Video in Canada

As Netflix faces heavy resistance from industry foes while landing in Europe this week, the U.S. video streaming giant suddenly has a friend in Canada.Canadian prime minister Stephen Harper on Monday said he will "oppose any tax on services like Netflix ... [Published Hollywood Reporter - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Scottish independence: the idealistic and romantic arguments for a no vote | @guardianletters

There are idealistic and romantic arguments on the no side in the Scottish independence referendum. Photograph: Murdo MacleodThe suggestion that a Labour-Green coalition would form the first government of an independent Scotland ( Letters , 15 September) ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Why Rogers told CRTC to keep the kid gloves on for US channels

4 hours ago byEtan Vlessing“…I don’t want to lose these folks from the ecosystem,” Rogers’ SVP David Purdy told regulators during Thursday’s Let’s Talk TV hearing.Already A Subscriber? SIGN IN Forgotten your password? Click here .Having trouble? Try our ... [Published Media in Canada - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

U.S. channels must be included in ‘skinny basic’ cable: Rogers

The major U.S. networks should be included in a proposed “skinny basic” cable TV package to keep them from going “over the top” to video streaming services such as YouTube and Netflix, cable giant Rogers Communications said Thursday.Big networks ABC, ... [Published Toronto Star Online - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

Winnebago County Sheriff’s Deputy Chief Dominic Iasparro reflects on career in the force

ROCKFORD — Some might chuckle if they saw a man in public wearing an obviously fake mustache. Not Dominic Iasparro. The veteran Rockford police detective took one look at such a man and quietly told two fellow officers, “That guy is going to rob a bank.” ... [Published Rockford Register Star - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Rogers, Shaw poised to launch Netflix-like video streaming service

Two of Canada’s largest cable television distributors are expected to announce the launch of a joint video streaming service on Tuesday, in a bid to bolster their positions against growing competition from online services such as Netflix Inc.Rogers Communications ... [Published Globe and Mail - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Park Proposal For Dome Latest In Long List

HOUSTON -Once upon a time it was a very big deal, but 49 years after it burst onto an international stage the Astrodome can fairly be described as dilapidated and largely uninhabitable."We can't allow the once proud Astrodome to sit like a rusting ship ... [Published MyFox Houston - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

Civil War soldiers honored

Members of an area chapter of the Daughters of American Revolution, a group of Civil War re-enactors and others from the community gathered Saturday morning in Oakwood Cemetery in Parsons to honor a soldier who long ago earned a Medal of Honor for his ... [Published Parsons Sun - Aug 12 2014]

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U.S. channels must be included in ‘skinny basic... [Published Cambridge Times Ontario - Sep 17 2014]
Netflix, Google Face Push to Tax Online Video i... [Published Hollywood Reporter - Sep 16 2014]
Scottish independence: the idealistic and roman... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Sep 15 2014]
Why Rogers told CRTC to keep the kid gloves on ... [Published Media in Canada - Sep 12 2014]
U.S. channels must be included in ‘skinny basic... [Published Toronto Star Online - Sep 11 2014]
Winnebago County Sheriff’s Deputy Chief Dominic... [Published Rockford Register Star - Sep 02 2014]
Park Proposal For Dome Latest In Long List [Published MyFox Houston - Aug 27 2014]
Rogers, Shaw poised to launch Netflix-like vide... [Published Globe and Mail - Aug 26 2014]
Civil War soldiers honored [Published Parsons Sun - Aug 12 2014]
Why a Canadian-made Netflix still doesn’t exist [Published Financial Post | Business » FP Tech Desk - Jan 29 2014]
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