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Rogers Listed as Top 10 Phish Host

New data from the PhishTank, a leading source on phishing information, reports that last month Rogers Cable ranked as the number nine host worldwide for phishing sites, with 419 hosted phishing sites.  While that number is far below the South Korean leader, the inclusion of any Canadian ISP on this […]

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January 9, 2007 1 comment News

Italy Requires ISPs to Block Child Porn

Italy has reportedly passed a new law that requires ISPs to block access to child pornography sites within six hours of notification.

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January 3, 2007 Comments are Disabled Must Reads

Project Cleanfeed Canada Documentation

Cybertip has now posted an FAQ and details on an appellate process.

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December 14, 2006 Comments are Disabled Must Reads

Bernier Introduces New Telco Fining Power

Industry Minister Maxime Bernier has introduced legislation that grants the Competition Bureau greater fining power over telecommunications companies that abuse their market power. The bill is rightly seen as another step toward telecommunications deregulation in Canada.

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December 8, 2006 Comments are Disabled Must Reads

Child Pornography Blocking Plan a Risk Worth Taking

My weekly Law Bytes column (Toronto Star version, homepage version) wades back into the Project Cleanfeed Canada debate.  My last post on this issue generated considerable discussion with many valid criticisms of the ISP plans to block access to child pornography.  In developing this column, I posed many of the […]

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December 4, 2006 18 comments Columns