OTTAWA — The concept of privacy should factor more prominently in competition law when it comes to regulating social media and big data, a conference heard on Thursday.
OTTAWA — The spectre of past Conservative government cuts to CBC/Radio-Canada and potential future policy to force changes to CBC news coverage was the undercurrent at the House heritage committee Thursday afternoon during an appearance by CBC president Catherine Tait.
Corus Entertainment Inc., the only major Canadian broadcaster refusing to make public its submission to the ongoing review of Canada’s communications laws, asked the government to move quickly to loosen restrictions on foreign ownership of broadcast assets.
OTTAWA — For the Canadian government to be more effective at legislating on issues including social media and internet of things (IoT) technology, it needs to communicate with technology specialists to understand them, a conference on digital access issues heard.
OTTAWA — Facebook Inc. and Microsoft Corp. have both signed on to a declaration of principles around the promotion of electoral integrity online, aimed at combatting the spread of disinformation on social media sites in the run up to the 2019 federal election.
As Shaw Communications Inc. continues to expand its Freedom Mobile brand, a top executive said the company would like to enter into a network sharing arrangement with Rogers Communications Inc. at some point, a desire not shared with the bigger telecom.
After the CRTC in April denied the Competition Bureau’s request for more specific telecom data for its wireless review, the commission Friday changed course and said it will go ahead and ask wireless service providers to provide more granular information.