Archive for January 27th, 2011

Canadians Speaking Out on Bill C-32: Only Five Days Left

The House of Commons resumes next week with hearings on Bill C-32 likely to pick up where they left off in December.  As I noted last week, the Bill C-32 committee has invited Canadians to provide their views on the bill in email submissions due no later than January 31, 2011.  The call for comments has attracted some attention, leading to some posting their responses online:

A reminder that the Committee has set the following parameters:

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January 27, 2011 16 comments News

Netflix CEO: Canadian ISP Caps “Significant Negative”

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings has stated that he’s worried about the download caps imposed by Canadian ISPs, acknowledging that they could be “a significant negative for Netflix.”

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January 27, 2011 18 comments News

CRTC Rules Videotron Violated Undue Preference Rules on Video-on-Demand Service

The CRTC has ruled that Videotron violated undue preference rules when it gave its video-on-demand service exclusive rights to some of its broadcaster programs.  The Commission ordered the company to provide the programs to Telus and Bell.

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January 27, 2011 1 comment News

European Commission Sued Over ACTA Secrecy

The European Commission has revealed that it is currently being sued over ACTA secrecy.  In October 2010, MEP Marietje Schaake asked several questions of the EC including one on non-transparency.  The EC’s response now includes “since this issue is currently the object of a court case lodged by an Member […]

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January 27, 2011 Comments are Disabled News