Archive for June 22nd, 2007

Bernier on the Move?

Dierdre McMurdy is reporting that Industry Minister Maxime Bernier may be shuffled out of the Industry portfolio to Defence.  Stockwell Day is mentioned as a possible successor.

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June 22, 2007 1 comment Must Reads

Telus on the Spectrum Auction

Telus responds to my column this week on the forthcoming wireless spectrum auction with a letter to the editor in today's Ottawa Citizen.  The company says that it takes exception to my advocacy for a set-aside for new entrants, stating that "we strongly believe that the competitive playing field should […]

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June 22, 2007 2 comments News

Privacy Commissioner Rules that LSAT Fingerprinting Violates the Law

PrivacyScan is reporting that the Privacy Commissioner is about to release a finding that the LSAT fingerprinting requirement violates Canadian privacy law.  The Commissioner rejected arguments that the test is non-commercial and thus outside PIPEDA.  Moreover, she found that there are less privacy invasive mechanisms to address concerns about fraudulent […]

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June 22, 2007 1 comment Must Reads

More Shades of Captain Copyright

On the heels of Captain Copyright, ASCAP gives educators Donny the Downloader.

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June 22, 2007 2 comments Must Reads