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Liberals Call for Better Internet and Wireless Competition, Net Neutrality

The Liberals have issued a noteworthy release calling for better competition and service for wireless and Internet services in Canada.  The party says there is a real competition problem that calls for "concrete proposals to lower prices and improve cell phone and Internet service for urban and rural Canadians." The […]

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October 30, 2009 8 comments News

Liberals To Drop Controversial Copyright Lobby Spyware Amendments

With the Industry Committee now scheduled to contact its final clause-by-clause review of Bill C-27 on Wednesday, sources in the Liberal Party advise that its MPs plan to withdraw several controversial copyright lobby-inspired amendments to the computer program and spyware provisions. Since first reported on Friday, thousands of emails and […]

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October 20, 2009 10 comments News

Liberal Party Recommends Ratification of WIPO Internet Treaties

A week after the Liberal Party came out in favour of net neutrality, David Akin notes that Liberal members of the Standing Committee on Industry recently issued a dissenting recommendation focused on copyright reform.  The recommendation was part of a report on the Canadian economy.  While the committee as a […]

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June 29, 2009 Comments are Disabled Stop CDMCA

Liberal Party Recommends Ratification of WIPO Internet Treaties

A week after the Liberal Party came out in favour of net neutrality, David Akin notes that Liberal members of the Standing Committee on Industry recently issued a dissenting recommendation focused on copyright reform.  The recommendation was part of a report on the Canadian economy.  While the committee as a […]

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June 29, 2009 7 comments News

The New Copyright MPs

While copyright reform is unlikely to emerge as a top legislative priority in the current economic environment, there is little doubt that the Conservative minority government will return to the issue (whether Jim Prentice leads that charge as Industry Minister or shifts to Foreign Affairs is a separate matter).  With […]

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October 15, 2008 12 comments News