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NDP, Liberals Call for Net Neutrality Reforms

The opposition NDP and Liberals have swiftly called for reforms to Canada’s net neutrality framework in light of today’s revelations of the CRTC’s failure to effectively enforce its own guidelines. The NDP’s Charlie Angus tweets “CRTC can’t be trusted to protect public on net neutrality. NDP will legislate clear rules […]

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July 8, 2011 1 comment Must Reads

Liberals on C-32’s Digital Lock Rules

Liberal Marc Garneau, who served on the C-32 committee and as the party’s Industry critic, issued a tweet last night that provided the clearest statement yet on the Liberal support for reform to the digital lock rules. Garneau stated: “Liberals believe Copyright Bill C-32 must be amended to allow digital […]

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April 20, 2011 2 comments 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

Reactions to the Liberal C-32 Amendments

Reactions to the proposed Liberal Bill C-32 amendments included criticism from groups like the Writers Guild of Canada and the Canadian Association of Broadcasters, along with modest support from the Canadian Conference for the Arts.  The Conservatives, meanwhile, escalated the rhetoric around the “iPod tax” issue by releasing a radio […]

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December 17, 2010 11 comments Must Reads

Liberals Stake Out Positions on Bill C-32

In the aftermath of the “No iPod Tax” event earlier this week, the Liberals have come forward this morning with specific positions on Bill C-32.  The announcement is welcome since it helps clarify where the party stands and specifically where compromise is needed if the bill is to be passed.  […]

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December 16, 2010 75 comments News