Archive for February 11th, 2010

The Liberal Roundtable on the Digital Economy: My Comments

Liberal Industry critic Marc Garneau and Heritage critic Pablo Rodriguez yesterday hosted a roundtable on the digital economy on Parliament Hill.  The roundtable featured two panels: one on a digital strategy (including representatives from Telus, MTS Allstream, ITAC, Google, and CAIP) and a second on copyright and broadcasting (I participated in this panel along with Barry Sookman and representatives from ACTRA, Rogers, and the Entertainment Software Association of Canada).  Kady O'Malley live blogged the entire event and the Wire Report also provides coverage.  My prepared opening remarks are posted below:

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February 11, 2010 4 comments Committees, News

Privacy Commissioner Launches Consultation on Cloud Computing

The Privacy Commissioner has launched a consultation on the privacy implications of cloud computing.  Responses will be accepted until April 15th.

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February 11, 2010 5 comments Must Reads

USTR: No Mandatory Three Strikes in ACTA

Public Knowledge features a post describing a response from the USTR on its position on ACTA.  When asked about whether the U.S. was seeking mandatory filtering or three strikes, Stan McCoy of the USTR responded: Mandatory filtering by ISPs would go beyond existing U.S. law, as would a mandatory “three […]

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February 11, 2010 9 comments News

“20th Century Tools for a 21st Century Undertaking”

The Privacy Commissioner of Canada's must-read speech on the future of privacy regulation.

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February 11, 2010 Comments are Disabled Must Reads