Archive for March 26th, 2012

Reading the Tech Tea Leaves in the Fine Print of the Budget

Appeared in the Toronto Star on March 25, 2012 as Budget Could Have Implications for Technology Policy Finance Minister Jim Flaherty will unveil the government’s much-anticipated budget this week amidst widespread speculation that it will feature sizable spending cuts and significant reorganization of major government programs. While changes to old […]

Read more ›

March 26, 2012 Comments are Disabled Columns Archive

Creative Commons Canada Re-Launches

Athabasca University, BCcampus, and the Samuelson-Glushko Canadian Internet Policy and Public Interest Clinic at the University of Ottawa have joined together to re-launch Creative Commons Canada. All three organizations will take part in the official relaunch at the Creative Commons Salon Ottawa: Open Data on Friday, March 30th.

Read more ›

March 26, 2012 1 comment Must Reads

CRTC To Consult On Expanding Public Access To Corporate Data

The CRTC has announced plans to hold a consultation on whether information provided by incumbent companies on wholesale Internet access should be made publicly available. The CRTC has faced criticism for keeping much of the submitted information confidential rendering it difficult to fully assess the validity of cost claims.

Read more ›

March 26, 2012 1 comment Must Reads