Telesat pitches plan to fast-track sale of 3800 MHz spectrum

Canadian satellite operator Telesat Holdings Inc. has spruiked its proposal to fast track the auction of 200 MHz of spectrum in the 3800 MHz spectrum band, stating in a Tuesday release that it’s the “only actionable path to rapidly deploy true 5G service in Canada and to connect rural and remote Canadian communities with fast, affordable broadband.”

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Algorithmic policing a threat to freedoms: Citizen Lab report

The use of algorithms and surveillance technologies by police forces in Canada is a threat to fundamental Canadian freedoms, and the country’s laws are not strong enough to ensure the technologies are used within constitutional “boundaries,” according to a report out Tuesday from Citizen Lab at the University of Toronto’s Munk School of Global Affairs. 

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