Day three of the CRTC’s New Media hearings featured a series of speakers with varied perspectives on new media, old media, and the role of the public (day one, day two). Presenters included GlassBOX Television, Friends of Canadian Broadcasting, Union des consommateurs, Independent Media Arts Alliance, S-Vox, and the Aboriginal Peoples Television Network. The following review was compiled by University of Ottawa student Graham Hood.
Archive for February 23rd, 2009
Canadian Association of the Deaf on Net Neutrality
CAD tells the CRTC: "A disability lens needs to be applied to any and all traffic management proposals to make sure unintended consequences on Deaf or other people with disabilities do not impact the communities negatively."
Privacy Commissioner Enters Net Neutrality Fray
The Privacy Commissioner of Canada has entered the net neutrality debate with a submission to the CRTC network management hearing on the privacy implications of network management that uses deep packet inspection technologies (hat tip: P2PNet). The submission notes concerns with several uses of DPI, including scanning Internet traffic for […]
Comments to the CRTC on net neutrality close today. Details on speaking out here.
Montreal Man Convicted Under Anti-Camcording Law
A Montreal man has been sentenced to 24 months probation and will be required to complete 120 hours of community service for camcording the film "Dan in Real Life" at a Montreal movie theatre. Under terms of the probation Hache is prohibited from entering a movie theatre, associating with anyone […]