The offices of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada, the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Alberta and the Information and Privacy Commissioner of British Columbia recently formalized their approach to cooperation in a number of areas: enforcement; policy; public education and compliance resources; and information sharing.
Archive for November, 2008
The CBC reports that the New Brunswick Department of Education has banned the use of Facebook by teachers and students during school hours.
Mirko Bibic, Chief Regulatory Officer, Bell: "With this decision, the Commission has rightly confirmed that network operators are in the best position to determine how to operate their networks effectively and efficiently, to allow fair and proportionate use of the Internet by all users." Len Katz, Vice-Chair, CRTC: "Someone told […]
This morning, the CRTC issued its much-anticipated ruling in the CAIP v. Bell case, the first major case to test the legality of Internet throttling. The Commission denied CAIP's application, ruling that Bell treated all of its customers (retail and wholesale) in the same throttled manner. This points to the […]
The Governor-General is currently reading the Speech from the Throne, which sets the forthcoming legislative agenda, in the Senate. The speech unsurprisingly includes reference to copyright reform: Cultural creativity and innovation are vital not only to a lively Canadian cultural life, but also to Canada’s economic future. Our Government will […]