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Net Neutrality in the Media

Amber MacArthur, now with CityNews, produced a good intro to the net neutrality issue.  Interestingly, both Rogers and Bell refused to appear on camera for the story.  Meanwhile, Shane Shick at Computing Canada provides his perspective, concluding that "if we value access to information as we do access to health […]

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March 15, 2007 Comments are Disabled Must Reads

Rogers Warns Customers on Vista

Several people have written to note that Rogers is warning customers about incompatiblities between Microsoft Vista and Rogers Yahoo Online Protection 2.0.  The company is advising customers to uninstall the security protection when upgrading to Vista. Further, Rogers acknowledges that there are security risks because of the incompatibilities.

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March 14, 2007 1 comment Must Reads

Wireless Number Portability Just a First Step

My weekly Law Bytes column (Toronto Star version, homepage version) focuses on wireless number portability, which makes its much-anticipated debut on Wednesday, allowing Canadian consumers to change their cellphone provider without surrendering their current phone number.  I note that while wireless number portability removes one lock that the providers have […]

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March 12, 2007 4 comments Columns

Wireless Number Portability Only A First Step

Appeared in the Toronto Star on March 12, 2007 as Number Portability Only a First Step Wireless number portability, which will allow Canadian consumers to change their cellphone provider without surrendering their current phone number, makes its much-anticipated debut on Wednesday.  Canadian consumers have been clamouring for number portability for […]

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March 12, 2007 2 comments Columns Archive

The Tyee on Project Cleanfeed

Project Cleanfeed is now up and running and the Tyee does a nice job of canvassing the issues.

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March 8, 2007 Comments are Disabled Must Reads