Slate of Candidates for 2022 Director Positions – (AGM, June 15th, 2022)

Here is the slate of candidates for the 2022 director positions to be voted upon on June 15th at our Annual General Meeting: Brent Arnold – Read statement Ben Klass – Read statement Irene Berkowitz – Read statement  ...

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Board Nomination Information 2021 – AGM

The role of the Board of Directors (“Board”) of Internet Society Canada Chapter (“ISCC”) is to provide strategic direction and oversight to help guide ISCC as it fulfills its mandate to be a recognized thought leader in the advancement of sound Internet policy development, education and related activities in Canada…...

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ISCC submission to the Commons Committee on Broadcasting in re C-10

Presentation of the Internet Society, Canada Chapter, on Bill C-10, amendments to the Broadcasting Act Greetings, ladies and gentlemen. I am speaking today on behalf of the Internet Society, Canada Chapter. We are the independent Canadian chapter of the worldwide Internet Society. The Internet Society Canada Chapter (ISCC) is a…...

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The Basic Problem: everything was seen as “broadcasting”

The Basic Problem: everything was seen as “broadcasting” Occasionally a disaster brings a dose of reality into the consideration of abstract issues. The COVID19 pandemic points out a glaring mistake at the heart of the BTLR report. All over North America, demand for telecommunications services is surging. Businesses are responding…...

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The Global Pandemic and Cell Phone Tracking

It seems as if the COVID19 pandemic is an occasion to fear the rise of the surveillance state. And with some justification. Since the inception of the coronavirus epidemic, a number of governments have begun to use cell phone location data as a means of monitoring the spread of Covid-19.…...

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