Archive for February, 2009

Canadian Association of the Deaf on Net Neutrality

CAD tells the CRTC: "A disability lens needs to be applied to any and all traffic management proposals to make sure unintended consequences on Deaf or other people with disabilities do not impact the communities negatively."

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February 23, 2009 1 comment Must Reads

Privacy Commissioner Enters Net Neutrality Fray

The Privacy Commissioner of Canada has entered the net neutrality debate with a submission to the CRTC network management hearing on the privacy implications of network management that uses deep packet inspection technologies (hat tip: P2PNet).  The submission notes concerns with several uses of DPI, including scanning Internet traffic for […]

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February 23, 2009 6 comments News

Deadline Day

Comments to the CRTC on net neutrality close today.  Details on speaking out here.

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February 23, 2009 1 comment Must Reads

Montreal Man Convicted Under Anti-Camcording Law

A Montreal man has been sentenced to 24 months probation and will be required to complete 120 hours of community service for camcording the film "Dan in Real Life" at a Montreal movie theatre. Under terms of the probation Hache is prohibited from entering a movie theatre, associating with anyone […]

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February 23, 2009 2 comments Must Reads

Digital Transition Opens Door to ‘WiFi on Steriods’

Appeared in the Toronto Star on February 23, 2009 as Digital Transition Opens Door to 'WiFi on Steroids' Canada finds itself lagging more than two years behind the United States in the transition from analog to digital television broadcasting, a process that could leave millions of Canadians without access to […]

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February 23, 2009 1 comment Columns Archive