Appeared in the Toronto Star on January 27, 2013 as CRTC Should Put Consumers First and Drop ‘Must Carry’ Requirements Canadians frustrated with ever-increasing cable and satellite bills received bad news last week with the announcement that the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission will consider whether to require cable and […]
Archive for January, 2013
The European Commission has posted a public update on the status of the agricultural provisions in the proposed Canada – EU Trade Agreement. The EC says the goal is to conclude the agreement at a Ministerial meeting in Ottawa on February 7th, though reports suggest that may be overly optimistic. The state of the agricultural provisions is described as follows:
While there is no shortage of fear mongering about Canada’s anti-spam legislation, Ottawa-based law firm LaBarge Weinstein recently demonstrated what most organizations need to do in order to comply with the law as Canada transitions to an opt-in consent requirement for commercial messaging. The key requirement for those companies that […]
The Colombian Constitutional court has struck down several copyright provisions on constitutionality grounds, including the country’s new anti-circumvention (digital lock) rules.
The Public Interest Advocacy Centre has issued a report that concludes that Canadian ISPs need to provide better disclosure about Internet speed and performance claims.