Archive for June 23rd, 2011

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AnguslettertoToews.pdf

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June 23, 2011 Comments are Disabled General

Mexican Senate Rejects ACTA

In what is likely the most significant political rejection of the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement to date, the Mexican Senate has voted to recommend against signing ACTA. While the issue in the hands of the President, the domestic opposition is notable as it may foreshadow similar battles in countries around the […]

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June 23, 2011 6 comments Must Reads

OECD Report Ranks Canada Among Most Expensive Broadband Countries

The OECD has released its latest round of data on broadband services in 33 of the world’s most developed countries [update: While today’s release is new and incorporates this information into the OECD Communications Outlook 2011, a reader points out the broadband data was first released two months ago]. While […]

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June 23, 2011 19 comments News

Dutch Parliament Passes Net Neutrality, Privacy Legislation

The Dutch Parliament passed several notable Internet bills yesterday, including Europe’s first net neutrality legislation, privacy rules on the use of cookies, restrictions on the use of deep-packet inspection, and protection against Internet disconnection. Bits of Freedom provides details on the legislative package.

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June 23, 2011 1 comment Must Reads

Stop Online Spying

Open Media has launched a new campaign against the reintroduction of lawful access legislation. Stop Online Spying garnered tens of thousands of supporters in its first day online.

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June 23, 2011 6 comments Must Reads