Archive for October 20th, 2009

Liberals To Drop Controversial Copyright Lobby Spyware Amendments

With the Industry Committee now scheduled to contact its final clause-by-clause review of Bill C-27 on Wednesday, sources in the Liberal Party advise that its MPs plan to withdraw several controversial copyright lobby-inspired amendments to the computer program and spyware provisions. Since first reported on Friday, thousands of emails and […]

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The Sad State of Broadband in Canada

Elliot Noss, President and CEO of Tucows, sounds off on the current state of Canadian broadband and responds to the recent ISP-backed report on the issue.

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NDP: Canadians Getting Ripped Off On Internet Rates

The NDP has issued a press release lamenting the current state of Canadian broadband, arguing that "Canada has gone from world leader to world laggard in terms of digital access and its citizens are paying the price."

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Canwest on Conservative Backtracking on Spam Exceptions

Canwest covers the Conservatives' decision to scale back spam bill exceptions that were floated less than two weeks ago.

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Lawful Access Looms on Parliamentary Plan

Second reading for the lawful access bills has now appeared on the projected order of business for the House of Commons.

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