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Internet Society establishes lobby footing in Canada

Media | 03/27/2018 6:32 pm EDT

Internet Society establishes lobby footing in CanadaA decades-old organization that is pushing for a multilateral approach to decision-making on the future of the internet has registered to lobby the government for the first time. The Feb. 20 registration under consultant Kathleen Monk of Earnscliffe Strategy Group is on...

Bell says retroactive regulation can’t be basis for simsub ban

Media | 04/11/2017 9:11 pm EDT

The CRTC can’t retroactively apply regulations established almost a year after the fact to justify its prohibition simultaneous substitution during the broadcast of the National Football League’s (NFL) Super Bowl, BCE Inc. argued in court documents filed in its joint appeal of the decision. In a memorandum of fact and law filed with the Federal Appeal Court April 5, Bell said that the Simultaneous Programming Service Deletion and Substitution Regulations, which came into force Dec. 1, 2015, aren’t applicable to the Jan. 29, 2015 CRTC policy that first...