There are some reports that Videotron has begun to throttle P2P traffic. Comments based on personal experiences welcome. Update: Commenters indicate that this is false and that Videotron denies throttling activities.
Archive for August, 2008
A recent entrant in the C-61 in 61 Seconds competition.
Several people have written to say that Telus has begun to exercise a clause in their consumer contracts cancelling "unlimited" data plans for those consumers that are viewed as heavy bandwidth users. More here and here.
Bill C-61 unsurprisingly includes a new "making available" provision that grants performers and sound recording makers the exclusive right to make their works available. Two provisions establish the making available right in the bill (similar rights are already granted to authors and composers). Section 15 (1.1)(d) provides that a performer's […]
Liberal MP Garth Turner held a huge town-hall meeting with Stephane Dion on Wednesday night that included a question and answer session with several dozen bloggers. Reports indicate that copyright was one of the issues raised with Dion promising to revise C-61 to strike a better balance between consumers and […]