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Communications Networks Falling Behind in the North

The Globe reports on how communications networks in the North are failing to meet demand. A report from the Arctic Security Working Group says private investment won’t solve the issue – public investment is needed.

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September 6, 2011 2 comments Must Reads

The Digital Economy Strategy Consultation: My Submission

Last night I submitted my response to the government’s digital economy strategy consultation.  A text version is posted below. A PDF version can be downloaded here.

The submission touches on a wide range of issues, including general concerns such as who leads the strategy, who pays for it, and the value in identifying openness as a general principle.  It then discusses specific concerns around infrastructure (broadband networks, net neutrality,  digital television transition, foreign investment), capacity to innovate (spam, security breach disclosure, Privacy Act, lawful access), and digital content (copyright reform, open data, open access, digitization, domain names).

Update: The submission has now been posted on the consultation website.

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July 13, 2010 1 comment News