Archive for March, 2008

iOptOut: The First 36 Hours

There has been an incredible reaction to the launch of iOptOut.  Thousands of registrations, coverage from the Globe and CBC, blog postings from the Privacy Commissioner of Canada and Mathew Ingram, as well as lots of suggestions for improvement.

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March 28, 2008 15 comments Must Reads

Mounting Calls for Net Neutrality Action

Add the National Union of Public and General Employees and the Council of Canadians to the list concerned with net neutrality.  The CBC provides additional coverage.

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March 28, 2008 6 comments Must Reads

Angus on Net Neutrality

NDP MP Charlie Angus has called on Industry Minister Jim Prentice to get serious about net neutrality.

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March 27, 2008 1 comment Must Reads

Globe on Rogers’ Fee Changes

The Globe covers the changes to the Rogers fee schedule, which I blogged about last week.  The article shifts quickly to net neutrality and the events of the past week.

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March 27, 2008 Comments are Disabled Must Reads

Comcast Responds to Regulatory Threat

Comcast and BitTorrent struck a deal today that may lead to the U.S.'s largest cable provider treating content equally.  While some remain skeptical, this deal is surely is a product of the FCC's clear indication that it was willing to intervene against non-transparent traffic shaping practices.

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March 27, 2008 2 comments Must Reads