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
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?
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.
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 […]