Coverage of the release last week of Canada's telecommunications policy review centered primarily on the call for a new regulatory approach that emphasizes market independence over government interference combined with a slimmed-down CRTC and list of policy priorities. My weekly Law Bytes column (Toronto Star version, webpage version) focuses on the rest of the story as the report identified a series of important areas – including network neutrality, ubiquitous broadband access, privacy, spam, and consumer protection – that merit government intervention or support.
Archive for March 26th, 2006
Canada’s Telecom Policy Review: The Rest of the Story
Appeared in the Toronto Star on March 27, 2006 as Ottawa Should Read Telco Report’s Finer Print Appeared in the Ottawa Citizen on March 30, 2006 as Score One for the Little Guys It would be easy to dismiss Canada’ s recently concluded telecommunications policy review as little more than […]