The U.S. Department of Justice filed a highly-anticipated criminal case against Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. Monday, issuing a spate of charges against the company, two affiliates and its chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou, along with several other unnamed individuals — and followed that up with a second equally-staggering case in another U.S. district court.
Alphabet Inc.’s YouTube says it plans to tamp down on the spread of misleading, fake or conspiratorial video content that gets recommended for its users to watch by limiting the promotion of alarming videos that still get around the rules for publishing.
A meeting with individuals leading the federal government’s review of communications legislation caught the video game industry off-guard, when the panel members’ questions suggested the gaming industry could be brought into the broadcasting system.
The CRTC has denied an application by the City of Calgary asking the CRTC to approve its municipal rights-of-way bylaw, which governs the telecoms’ access to “city structures, service corridors, and other public places in Calgary,” it said in a decision Friday.
Netflix Inc. is defending against calls to rope foreign over-the-top players into Canada’s broadcasting framework — which could require the company to abide by CanCon quotas, fund Canadian programming through CMF contributions or artificially weigh their algorithms to make Canadian programming more prominent.
The Federal Court has set a spring date to determine how much Voltage Pictures LLC must pay Rogers Communications Inc. to hand over personal subscriber information after the Supreme Court found the telecom was entitled to “reasonable” disclosure fees.