Archive for September 1st, 2009

York University Obtains Court Order For Bell & Rogers Subscriber Information

There has been considerable discussion in recent weeks regarding the prospect of court orders mandating ISPs or other intermediaries disclose identifying information about anonymous individuals (Google model case, Ottawa city hall blog).  Overlook, however, is a recent order obtained by York University requiring Bell and Rogers to disclose subscriber information.  […]

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September 1, 2009 21 comments News

Tucows Speaks Out on Copyright

Tucows, one of Canada's Internet success stories, has a great post on copyright.  Copyright's Creative Disincentive was written by David Weinberger and does a terrific job of discussing copyright and culture.  Tucows will be appearing at the final copyright roundtable in Peterborough today and is urging Canadians to contribute to […]

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September 1, 2009 7 comments Must Reads

Reaction to the Cellphone Cost Calculator Story

My column on the decision to kill the cellphone cost calculator generated considerable reaction:  The Liberal party issued a press release criticizing the decision and arguing that it placed the wireless industry ahead of consumers.  The CBC covered the story, including comments from the CWTA, PIAC, and Bell (it should […]

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September 1, 2009 12 comments News