Archive for August 24th, 2009

Athabasca University Issues Public Letter to Students on Copyright Consultation

With three weeks left in the copyright consultation, Athabasca University President Frits Pannekoek has issued an open public letter to all students urging them to speak out in the consultation.  The letter expresses concern about a possible reintroduction of C-61-like legislation and its impact on education.  It argues: any legislation […]

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August 24, 2009 2 comments News

CRTC Refuses To Name Do-Not-Call Violators

The Toronto Star reports that the CRTC is meeting this week to discuss whether three unidentified telemarketers knowingly violated the national do-not-call list.  The three telemarketers have refused to pay undisclosed fines and the CRTC has thus far refused to identify the firms.

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August 24, 2009 2 comments Must Reads

Canada Hardly a Leader in Wireless World

Appeared in the Toronto Star on August 24, 2009 as Canada Hardly a Leader in the World of Wireless Where does Canada stand with respect to the cost of wireless services?  That question recently generated a spirited debate when the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development released new figures that […]

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