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The Telecom Policy Review: The Rest of the Story

Coverage of the release last week of Canada's telecommunications policy review centered primarily on the call for a new regulatory approach that emphasizes market independence over government interference combined with a slimmed-down CRTC and list of policy priorities. My weekly Law Bytes column (Toronto Star version, webpage version) focuses on the rest of the story as the report identified a series of important areas – including network neutrality, ubiquitous broadband access, privacy, spam, and consumer protection – that merit government intervention or support.

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March 26, 2006 1 comment Columns

The Maclean’s Story

Given that the government will be introducing its lawful access bill today, there is something eerily appropriate about the timing of this week’ s Maclean’s cover story on the shocking privacy invasion of Privacy Commissioner Jennifer Stoddart’ s phone and cellphone records. For those that have not seen the story […]

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November 15, 2005 3 comments News