A new research paper on smart cities argues municipalities should proceed with caution on ‘smart’ projects and hyper-consult over the ways citizens’ data can be collected and used.
Iristel getting into cybersecurity
Bell offering day access to TSN/RDS for $5
Fast-track OTT review, clock ticking on CMF ‘top-up’: CMPA
The Canadian Media Producers Association (CMPA) wants the government to immediately launch a review of the CRTC’s enforcement powers when it comes to regulating over-the-top (OTT) streaming services like Netflix Inc., according to its submission to a government-appointed blue-ribbon panel reviewing Canada’s communications laws.
‘Many’ ISPs could shut down due to wholesale regime: CNOC
Small, wholesale-based internet service providers could be forced out of business within the next few years due to the CRTC’s disaggregated wholesale regime, the Canadian Network Operators’ Consortium (CNOC) is telling the panel in charge of reviewing Canada’s broadcasting and telecom laws.
Big telecoms fight calls for an ‘ISP tax’, pitch new OTT rules
Some of Canada’s biggest telecom companies rejected calls to force ISPs to contribute to Canadian programming in their submissions to the Liberal government’s panel reviewing the country’s communications laws, warning it would make internet access more expensive for Canadians.
Platforms could pull out of Canadian market if regulated: Google
Alphabet Inc.’s Google already contributes to the Canadian creative system by providing the infrastructure for users to upload and share their content and enabling them to earn revenue from it, the company is telling the federal review of Canada’s communications legislation.