Archive for March 27th, 2008

Angus on Net Neutrality

NDP MP Charlie Angus has called on Industry Minister Jim Prentice to get serious about net neutrality.

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March 27, 2008 1 comment Must Reads

Globe on Rogers’ Fee Changes

The Globe covers the changes to the Rogers fee schedule, which I blogged about last week.  The article shifts quickly to net neutrality and the events of the past week.

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March 27, 2008 Comments are Disabled Must Reads

Comcast Responds to Regulatory Threat

Comcast and BitTorrent struck a deal today that may lead to the U.S.'s largest cable provider treating content equally.  While some remain skeptical, this deal is surely is a product of the FCC's clear indication that it was willing to intervene against non-transparent traffic shaping practices.

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March 27, 2008 2 comments Must Reads

Warner Music Makes Move Toward Unlimited Music for Monthly ISP Fee

Warner Music has made an important move toward creating a monthly ISP fee for unlimited access to music.  The world's third largest music label has hired Jim Griffin, a proponent of the monthly fee approach, to develop a plan that would create a pool of money from user fees to […]

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March 27, 2008 6 comments Must Reads

iOptOut: My Response to the Do-Not-Call Disappointment

Regular readers of my work will know that I have been frustrated by Canada's do-not-call list, which contains far too many exceptions and has taken an embarrassingly long time to become operational.  In response, today I am launching iOptOut, a website that will allow Canadians to opt-out of further phone […]

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March 27, 2008 66 comments News