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Botnet-blocking provides security for Canadians: CSE

The Communications Security Establishment (CSE) has argued that the average Canadian’s cybersecurity will benefit from telecom service providers blocking botnet traffic, a requirement currently being considered by the CRTC, and which has been opposed by several companies.  The CSE, which calls itself...


SaskTel objects to CRTC funding for BH Telecom, says project is duplicative

Saskatchewan Telecommunications Holding Corp. has asked the CRTC to overturn its decision to award $9.5 million in funding to BH Telecom Corp. for a project in Saskatchewan that would connect some 26 communities in the province to high-speed internet.  The communities are already connected, SaskTel said...

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