India’s Department of Telecom has fined three ISPs for illegal traffic routing in connection with offering long distance calling. As per the licence conditions, ISPs are not permitted to offer telephony services on fixed lined phones.
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Heather Black, Canada’s Assistant Privacy Commissioner, has provided an update on Canada’s privacy legislation. Black notes that there may be a communications gap between business and consumers but adds that "there’s really a limit to how far we can go to protect people from their own ignorance." Professor Geist comments […]
CENTR has posted a response to my recent study on the relationship between national governments and country-code domain names. While I think it is terrific that CENTR is encouraging debate on the issue, I have several comments in reply that focus on a misunderstanding on the relationship between myself and […]
With PIPEDA scheduled to take full effect on January 1st, the media is beginning to take notice. Professor Geist comments in this Ottawa Sun article on the readiness of Canadian business to comply with the new law. see: Ready or Not, New Privacy Law’s Here also see: True Extent of […]
The Canadian Privacy Commissioner’s office has announced that it has dropped an appeal of a B.C. decision involving video surveillance activities by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. The prior commissioner unsuccessfully launched an action over the matter last year. see: Press release here. also see: Coverage here.