Archive for November 26th, 2008

McGuinty Calls for Facebook-Based Consultation on License Restrictions

Earlier this fall, I wrote a column on the CRTC's online consultation on new media, commending the CRTC for conducting the consultation but concluding that it takes more than "if you build it, they will come" approach."  I argued that improving on that performance would require government to actually conduct […]

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November 26, 2008 34 comments News

Garneau on Canadian Technology Policy

CBC features an interview with Marc Garneau, new Liberal MP and former head of the Canada Space Agency.  Garneau, the Liberal science and technology critic, acknowledges that "there were a surprising number of people who contacted me who had questions and reservations about the current bill [C-61]."

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November 26, 2008 Comments are Disabled Must Reads

Exclaim on the Canadian Music Business in 2008

Exclaim reviews the current state of the Canadian music industry, lamenting the support for Bill C-61 from CRIA and CIRPA.

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November 26, 2008 5 comments Must Reads

Brunet on the CRTC Net Throttling Decision

Alain Brunet comments on last week's CRTC decision involving Bell and CAIP.

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November 26, 2008 Comments are Disabled Must Reads