Canadians love Internet success stories such as Netflix and Google as recent data indicates that millions now subscribe to the online video service and Google is the undisputed leader in search and online advertising.
The findings are laid out in a report that represent the first major public statement by the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board, which Congress made an independent agency in 2007 and which only recently became fully operational.
My first post on the privacy threats in Bill C-13 focused on the voluntary disclosure of personal information and the complete civil and criminal immunity granted to intermediaries such as ISPs and telecom companies that provide such disclosures.
The government's promise to implement a "pick-and-pay" television model that would allow consumers to subscribe to individual channels from cable and satellite providers garnered significant attention this fall.
The CBC is reporting that the 2014 federal budget, which is scheduled to be tabled tomorrow, will feature money to "extend or improve high-speed Internet access to 280,000 households and businesses in rural and remote areas." A new commitment...
The Australian Law Reform Commission has finally published its long-awaited Report. This is an impressive and important report, and I am proud that I had some opportunity to contribute to it in a short submission that I made last summer.
Industry Canada's Report on Plans and Priorities for 2014-15 includes a notable paragraph on priorities for the digital economy. The report states: In 2014â€“15, Industry Canada will deliver the telecommunications consumer commitments included in...
Verizon Communications on Wednesday published a so-called transparency report describing when and why it receives requests for customer data, like phone records or emails, from law enforcement and government agencies.
A change to Gmail that would allow people to use Google Plus to send emails even if they do not know the recipient's email address provoked criticism from people who said they did not want their inboxes accessible by default.
During the years of debate over Canadian copyright reform, I frequently argued that caving to U.S. demands on issues such as digital locks would not relieve the pressure but rather invite more of the same.
Industry Minister James Moore yesterday took another step toward improving the state of wireless competition in Canada by announcing plans to cap wholesale domestic roaming fees at the same rates the companies charge their own customers.