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Mann releases mushroom doc on USB stick

Aug 16, 2009, 19:04 (0 Talkback[s])

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"The Toronto-based filmmaker was in the U.S. promoting his new doc — which follows mushroom-hunting gurus and explores mushroom culture — when he discovered a company that creates these flash drives in different shapes, including that of a mushroom.

""I thought, 'Wouldn't it be great if I put the film Know Your Mushrooms and released it on a USB drive?'" he told CBC News.

"Last fall, British company PNY offered a 2GB flash drive for sale in Europe pre-loaded with the 1984 hit Ghostbusters. However, that drive contained digital rights management software in an attempt to prevent viewers from copying or sharing the film."

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