Archive for November 13th, 2009

CTV & Canwest Ask CRTC To Order Blocking Of U.S. Programs

The CRTC kicks off two weeks of hearings next week that place the spotlight on the fee-for-carriage fight. Last night, I participated in an interesting debate on the issue on TVO's The Agenda called A Pox On Both Their Houses: Cable and TV.  The program is embedded below.  One issue […]

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November 13, 2009 38 comments News

Sandvine Report Should Raise Doubt About Traffic Management Practices

Mark Goldberg points to a recent Sandvine broadband report on recent broadband traffic patterns. Goldberg points to the growth of real-time entertainment traffic, such as streaming, which is consistent with what the CRTC heard during the net neutrality hearings over the summer.  Most notable, however, is yet another confirmation that […]

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November 13, 2009 10 comments News

ACTA Criticism Goes Global

The mainstream media is picking up on the ACTA issue with a growing number of stories, all of which criticize the secret approach.  New articles include: Australia's Sydney Morning Herald masthead editorial – Regulating the Net in the Dark Washington Post – Copyright Overreach Takes a World Tour Irish Times […]

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November 13, 2009 5 comments News

Fox News On ACTA

As public concern over the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement mounts, even Fox News has taken an interest.

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November 13, 2009 4 comments Must Reads