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Petition calls for empowered agency to compel deletion of false ads

telecom | 06/20/2018 6:10 pm EDT

Thousands of Canadians have signed  separate petitions created by Democracy Watch, with one calling for a strengthening of the elections law body that could compel media sites to remove false ads. The two petitions garnered a total of more than 15,000 signatories so far on change.org. They follow a report from the House of Commons ethics committee calling for stronger data protection and privacy measures, including enforcement powers for the privacy commissioner and privacy laws that govern...

FairPlay meeting with legal staff, not commissioners: CRTC

Media | 05/17/2018 6:57 pm EDT

An anti-internet piracy coalition did not end up meeting with CRTC commissioners but it did meet with commission lawyers, representatives of the CRTC and BCE Inc. said after documents revealed that the coalition tried to organize such a meeting in July 2017. In January...