Archive for September 26th, 2011
Public Debate on Lawful Access Misses Real Concerns
lawfulaccesscolumn Appeared on September 25, 2011 in the Toronto Star as Public Debate on Lawful Access Misses Real Concerns Lawful access, the Conservatives’ planned Internet surveillance legislation, has generated considerable attention over the past week as the government decided against including it in their first omnibus crime bill. That decision […]
Rogers Astroturf Lobby Campaign on Spectrum Foreshadows Battle over Wireless Broadband Competition
Canadian consumers are very satisfied with their choice of Canadian providers, pricing plans and technology options. Consumers are the first to object in the face of poor competition among service providers, yet surveys indicate the exact opposite sentiment.
The company added that “contrary to many statistics that are used and quoted irresponsibly, Canadian consumers fair very well when compared to other countries. Canadian carriers offer
some of the most competitive rates in the world.”
The government rightly rejected the incumbent arguments and established a set-aside that led to new entrants such as Wind Mobile and Mobilicity.
CIRA Election: Time To Vote
The Canadian Internet Registration Authority, which manages the dot-ca domain, is holding its annual board election until September 28th. This year there are four spots up for grabs – three from candidates nominated by the nominating committee and one from the membership nominated field. There are some great candidates including […]