At first, I was a little tweaked that this wasn't available in the Canadian iTunes store, but serendipitously, a tweet was on the home page. It said that the DRM free version would be available thru VHX.tv to all. So, yay!
Also, the bitchin' Bill Watterson dropped a couple of days ago:
There's a lovely little write-up on Slashfilm, too. Stripped will be ready for mass consumption on April 1st.