Archive for December, 2005

Competition Bureau Obtains Consent Decrees Against Two Spammers

Nearly a year after its last round of anti-spam actions, the Canadian Competition Bureau yesterday announced settlements with two Canadian spamming operations that used spam to promote a "bogus" product called Fuel Saver Pro.  The joint announcement with the FTC suggested that there were hundreds of victims worldwide from the […]

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December 21, 2005 Comments are Disabled News

The Search for Net Neutrality

My weekly Law Bytes column (Toronto Star version, freely available version) examines the growing trend toward a two-tiered Internet, which upends the longstanding principle of network neutrality under which ISPs treat all data equally. I argue that the network neutrality principle has served ISPs, Internet companies, and Internet users well.  […]

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December 19, 2005 7 comments Columns

The Search for Net Neutrality

Appeared in the Toronto Star on December 19, 2005 as Dangers in ISPs’ Bid For New TollsAppeared in the Ottawa Citizen on December 22, 2005 as Keep Networks Neutral Appeared in the BBC on December 22, 2005 as  Towards a Two-Tier Internet The Search, a popular new book by John […]

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December 18, 2005 1 comment Columns Archive

TVO’s The Agenda Debates Copyright

Copyright debate on TVO’s the Agenda (view and listen/MP3 on TVO.com).

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December 17, 2005 Comments are Disabled Audio, News Interviews, Podcasts, Tv / Radio

Election Answers

For the past two weeks, I have featured columns focusing on law and technology issues within the context of the upcoming election.  Last week I focused on the Liberal record during its minority government and this week I posed "big picture" issues that need answering. I got my first answer […]

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December 16, 2005 1 comment News