Archive for July, 2008

Copyright Watch on Prentice’s Parrots

Copyright Watch notes the striking similarity between Industry Minister Jim Prentice's talking points and some letters to the editor from local chambers of commerce."

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July 9, 2008 3 comments News

Kitimat Sentinal on C-61

"It's going to be a long, hot summer."

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July 9, 2008 Comments are Disabled News

Montreal Gazette on the Canadian Telecom Industry

The Gazette's masthead editorial says "Maxime Bernier has his faults, but when he was industry minister he pushed hard for more competition and a better deal for consumers in telecommunications. His successor Jim Prentice seems to be moving in the opposite direction."

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July 9, 2008 1 comment News

Rogers Caves to iPhone Complaints With New Data Pricing

The Globe and Mail reports that Rogers has bowed to public pressure on iPhone data pricing by now offering 6 GB for $30 for consumers that sign up before the end of August.

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July 9, 2008 11 comments News

NDP Launches Petition Against Text Messages Fees

The NDP has launched a petition against the Bell and Telus announcement of new fees for receipt of text messages. Update: Industry Minister Jim Prentice has jumped into the issue demanding that Bell and Telus explain their decision. 

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July 9, 2008 10 comments News