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FCC’s net neutrality changes could affect Canada, some experts say

telecom | 07/12/2017 4:37 pm EDT

On Wednesday, major internet and tech companies teamed up to rally against a proposal by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to overturn net neutrality rules imposed...

Canadian telecoms fall short on transparency rating report

telecom | 03/12/2015 4:45 pm EDT

A new report from two university professors who research digital privacy says major Canadian ISPs score an average of just two out of 10 when it comes to transparency and protecting consumers’ data.  Andrew Clement, of the University of Toronto Centre for Innovation Law and Policy, and Jonathan Obar, of the University of Ontario Institute of Technology, issued a report on Thursday that says Internet carriers need to be more transparent with how they handle personal information of their users. The pair rated companies including BCE Inc., Rogers Communications Inc., Telus Corp. and...