Industry Minister Tony Clement has confirmed that the government intends to overturn the CRTC’s usage based billing decision. In a twitter exchange with CBC reporter Rosemary Barton, Clement was asked “is it true you will overturn internet decision if CRTC does not back down?”. Clement responded “True. CRTC must go […]
Archive for February 2nd, 2011
The Government’s Review of Usage Based Billing: What Should Come Next
With Clement indicating that a decision will be forthcoming by March 1st, there is just one month for cabinet to address the issue. So what comes next?
Angus Calls for Hearings on CRTC Broadcasting False News Change
NDP MP Charlie Angus has put forward a motion at the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage calling for hearings on the CRTC’s proposed change to the broadcasting false news prohibition.
Canadian Federation of Students Releases C-32 Position Paper
The Canadian Federation of Students has issued a comprehensive position paper on Bill C-32. It calls for the adoption of a flexible fair dealing provision and raises questions about the inclusion of the digital lock rules. At a minimum, it calls for a link between circumvention and an infringing purpose […]