Archive for April, 2011

Canadian Election Attracts Attention in India…Over Copyright

The Canadian election has attracted some attention from the media in India for a surprising reason. A Delhi-born, Canadian award-winning film maker claims that the Conservative Party has infringed his copyright by using an image from one of his films without permission.

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April 4, 2011 1 comment Must Reads

Liberals First Out With Their Digital Economy Strategy

The Liberals have released their election platform and included within the section on the economy is the outline of a digital economy strategy. The platform focuses on three key areas for the global economy, identifying the digital environment as one of the three. While the digital economy platform still requires […]

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April 3, 2011 39 comments News

Usage Based Billing and Network Congestion: Sorting Through The Claims

Earlier this week I posted my article on usage based billing and the comparative look at UBB in other countries. Today’s posting focuses on the claims that link usage based billing to network congestion.  The post – and the paper – examine the congestion from three angles: the CRTC’s clear attempt to link congestion with approval for UBB (dating back to 1999), the inconsistent carrier claims on UBB, and a closer look at where network congestion may be occuring. The following is taken directly from the paper.

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April 1, 2011 23 comments News