Post Tagged with: "telus"

Collateral Damage

The University of Toronto’s important Open Net Initiative has just released a must-read report on the Telus blockage. While the focus of commentary last week was naturally on the lack of accessibility for the Voices for Change website, the report discovered that there were additional 766 websites that shared the […]

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August 2, 2005 8 comments News

Telus Breaks ISPs’ Cardinal Rule

The Telus website blockage story may have come to a close last week with the removal of the block, but its ramifications are likely to felt for a long time to come.  The NY Times covers the story today and my weekly column (freely available hyperlinked version, Toronto Star version) […]

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August 1, 2005 1 comment Columns

Telus Breaks Net Providers Cardinal Rule

Appeared in the Toronto Star on August 1, 2005 as Telus Breaks ISPs’ Cardinal Rule Appeared in the Ottawa Citizen on August 4, 2005 as Telus Breaks Net Providers’ Cardinal Rule Internet service providers always seem to get the first call when a problem arises on the Internet.  Lawmakers want […]

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August 1, 2005 Comments are Disabled Columns Archive

Telus Obtains Court Order Against Site

Telus has obtained a court order establishing a number of prohibitions against the Voices for Change website, the site it started blocking nearly a week ago.  The order prohibits "the Telecommunications Workers Union(TWU) and its members and anyone else having knowledge of the order from posting for public viewing on […]

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July 29, 2005 5 comments News

The Telus Blockade and the Law

Much like the recent Harry Potter injunction, the story of Telus blocking access to a website gets worse the more you think about it.  As I noted when the story first broke on Sunday, blocking a million Internet users from a website is not only ineffective, it is dangerous as […]

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July 26, 2005 23 comments News