The National Post reports that an independent report by Professor Richard Moon has recommended that the controversial hate speech provision in the Human Rights Act be repealed. The report was commissioned by the Canadian Human Rights Commission.
Archive for November, 2008
My weekly technology law column (Toronto Star version, homepage version) discusses last week's CRTC decision in the CAIP v. Bell case. Echoing my remarks immediately after the decision, I argue in the column that the decision is not the final word on net neutrality in Canada, but rather the first […]
Appeared in the Toronto Star on November 24, 2008 as CRTC Decision Not the Last Word on Net Neutrality The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission last week issued its much-anticipated ruling on the legality of Internet throttling, a controversial practice employed by some Internet service providers that reduces speeds for […]
I recently spent about an hour talking about copyright for the EdTech Posse podcast. This podcast is no longer available online.
The Privacy Commissioner of Canada's blog notes the recent CRTC decision, stating that "the time has come for net neutrality, both as an economic and a social policy issue, to be examined by the Canadian government. And we look forward to being a part of that discussion."