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In an October 18 speech at the Ottawa Chamber of Commerce, Telus Corp. CEO Darren Entwistle said it’s time for a "regulatory revolution" to go with the digital revolution. In addition to calling for more funding for new media creators, he urged the government to move forward with reforms to the Copyright Act. Below is an excerpt taken from Entwistle’s speech.
Jason Roks has been named chief technology officer at Independent World Television, a non-profit online alternative news media organization. Roks was a key figure in and co-founder of Toronto-based file-sharing pioneer Hotline Communications, and has been featured in such publications as Wired, Time and Maclean’s. He most recently helped plan and execute the New Media Business Alliance’s iSummit conference this spring as event producer. He also sits on the technical advisory council at the Canadian Film Centre’s Habitat New Media Lab, and is a founding volunteer of Wireless Toronto.