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Telecom

Rogers’ Bait and Switch

Alec Saunders on his experience with Rogers' WIMAX service.

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October 15, 2007 Comments are Disabled Must Reads

Kapica on Canadian Wireless Data Rates

The Globe's Jack Kapica renews concerns that the iPhone won't come into the Canadian market until wireless data prices come down.

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October 11, 2007 Comments are Disabled Must Reads

ISP Transparency in the UK

While my column this week focused on Canadian ISP transparency, the BBC reports that similar issues have arisen in the UK, where the Ofcom Consumer Panel is trying to address concerns that consumers are being misled about broadband services.

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October 10, 2007 3 comments Must Reads

Canadians Deserve Better ISP Transparency

My weekly law and technology column (Toronto Star version, Ottawa Citizen version, homepage version) picks up on last week's Leger Marketing survey that found that Canadians are generally unaware of net neutrality issues, yet, when informed of the concern, strongly support the principles that provide the foundation for net neutrality legislation.

Most Canadians can hardly be faulted for being unaware of net neutrality since ISPs have done their best to keep the issue off the public's radar screen.  While solving the net neutrality issue will not happen overnight, addressing the lack of transparency associated with Internet services would go a long way toward creating a more informed debate.

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October 9, 2007 5 comments Columns

Canadians Deserve Better ISP Transparency

My weekly law and technology column (Toronto Star version, Ottawa Citizen version, homepage version) picks up on last week's Leger Marketing survey that found that Canadians are generally unaware of net neutrality issues, yet, when informed of the concern, strongly support the principles that provide the foundation for net neutrality legislation.

Most Canadians can hardly be faulted for being unaware of net neutrality since ISPs have done their best to keep the issue off the public's radar screen.  While solving the net neutrality issue will not happen overnight, addressing the lack of transparency associated with Internet services would go a long way toward creating a more informed debate.

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October 9, 2007 Comments are Disabled Neutrality