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Government Names Bernier Interim Privacy Commissioner

The federal government has announced that Chantal Bernier will take over as Interim Privacy Commissioner next week with the end of Jennifer Stoddart’s term. The government is currently advertising the position.

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November 28, 2013 3 comments Must Reads

Bell Faces CRTC Net Neutrality Complaint

Bell Mobility is facing a net neutrality complaint arising from its treatment of online video. Filed by Ben Klass, the complaint (a Part 1 application requesting fair treatment of Internet services by Bell Mobility) compares the cost of watching 5 GB of content on Netflix with the cost of 5 […]

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November 25, 2013 2 comments Must Reads

Canadian Anti-Spam Regulations Coming Within the Next Few Weeks

Barry Sookman reports that a CRTC official advised a conference that the Industry Canada anti-spam regulations are now final and should be publicly available in about two weeks. The law will come into force in 2014.

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November 14, 2013 3 comments Must Reads

NGN Drops File Sharing Lawsuit Involving Distributel Subscribers

The Wire Report reports (sub req) that NGN Prima Productions has dropped its copyright lawsuit over alleged file sharing by subscribers of Distributel, an independent ISP operating in Quebec, Ontario, Alberta, and British Columbia. Distributel fought back against a motion to disclose the names of its subscribers earlier this year, […]

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November 5, 2013 1 comment Must Reads

CRTC Launches Wireless Roaming Fee Task Force

The Globe reports that the CRTC has escalated its investigation into wireless roaming fees by creating a special task force to examine the issue and present regulatory options for consideration by the Commission next month.

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November 1, 2013 Comments are Disabled Must Reads