Archive for May, 2008

iPhone Arrival Places Spotlight on Canada’s Wireless Crisis

Appeared in the Toronto Star on May 5, 2008 as iPhone Shines Spotlight on Our Wireless Flaws Appeared in the Ottawa Citizen on May 6, 2008 as Arrival of iPhone Trains Spotlight on Canada's Wireless Crisis Appeared in the Vancouver Sun on May 6, 2008 as iPhone's Canadian Debut Highlights […]

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May 7, 2008 Comments are Disabled Columns Archive

Canada’s Wireless Crisis

The opening speech at the annual Spectrum 20/20 conference regarding Canada’s wireless crisis.

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May 7, 2008 Comments are Disabled Audio

The Conservative Policy on Treaty Ratification in Action

As Industry Minister Jim Prentice prepared to introduce copyright legislation earlier this year, the Conservatives unveiled a new policy that committed to a 21 day House of Commons review period of any treaty prior to the introduction of any ratifying legislation.  I argued that this would seemingly apply to the […]

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May 5, 2008 3 comments News

Manitoba Teen Charged With Impersonating Teacher on Facebook

A Manitoba teenager has been charged with "personation" after allegedly posing as a teacher on Facebook.  The profile included the teacher's name, photo, and other information.

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May 5, 2008 1 comment News

Angus Warns of DMCA Lobbyist Parade

NDP MP Charlie Angus has warned Canadians to "watch out for a carefully orchestrated pageant by the trade lobbyists." The release notes that "Angus predicts that certain politicians and lobbyists will try to drum up fear over Canada’s reluctance to sign on for heavily restrictive, U.S.-style Digital Millennium Copyright Act […]

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May 5, 2008 4 comments News