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Canadian Telecommunications Policy Needs New Roadmap

Appeared in the Toronto Star on August 15, 2005 as Why Broadband, Neutrality, Privacy Deserve Policy Boost This year’s federal budget generated more than its fair share of attention.  Between Belinda Stronach’s switch to the Liberal Party and the drama surrounding the late Chuck Cadman’s vote, a single paragraph in […]

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August 15, 2005 Comments are Disabled Columns Archive

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