An Alberta court has ruled that University of Calgary sanctions against two students who posted negative comments about a professor on Facebook violate the Charter of Rights and Freedoms.
Archive for October, 2010
Study Finds Canada Ranks As Most Expensive for Cellphone Plans
The New America Foundation has released a new study comparing cell phone rates in 11 countries. It finds that Canada ranks as the most expensive for packages that include voices, text, and data.
Telus Seeks “Switzerland” Approach to Content
Telus CEO Darren Entwistle says that the company believes that the CRTC rules governing fair access to traditional broadcasting â€œare not limited to linear TV, they extend into broadband and wireless.â€
Why are U.S. Net Services Slow to Migrate North?
Canada’s legal framework makes for a convenient explanation, but the reality is that subtle legal differences are rarely the primary rationale for business and marketing decisions. Moreover, Canadian privacy, e-commerce, and intellectual property laws are compliant with international standards and recent surveys have found that business executives view Canadian protections as better than those in the United States. As the Canadian government readies its national digital economy strategy, identifying the real reasons behind delayed entry into the Canadian market is a crucial piece of the puzzle.
At least three explanations come to mind.
From “Radical Extremism” to “Balanced Copyright”: Canadian Copyright & the Digital Agenda Now Online
I am delighted to report that From “Radical Extremism” to “Balanced Copyright”: Canadian Copyright and the Digital Agenda, the new peer reviewed book from Irwin Law on Bill C-32 and Canadian copyright, is now available online. The book is available for download from the publisher under a Creative Commons licence. A print […]