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Broadcasting Notice of Consultation CRTC 2017-359

The Internet Society, Canada Chapter responds to the CRTC’s questions as follows. Q1. How is the growth in online audio and video consumption changing the business models of program creators and distributors? What are the new models? The business model of broadcasting implies that there is such a function as…...

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Copyright policy position ISCC

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Chairman’s Report at the AGM 2017

Chairman’s Report Annual General Meeting May 15 2017 Good afternoon and welcome the Annual General Meeting of the Internet Society, Canada Chapter. I am pleased you could take the time to be here. As Chairman it is my privilege to lead, guide and follow a bunch of dedicated volunteers. Together…...

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Net-heads rejoice!: The Canadian branch of the Internet Society salutes the CRTC’s Internet Policy Decision

The Internet Society, Canada Chapter, (the ISCC) believes that the CRTC’s ruling on differential pricing practices promotes a free, open, and accessible Internet in Canada. We heartily applaud it. The Commission has definitely embraced Internet-centred thinking. The issue concerns how much freedom a carrier has to shape consumer usage of…...

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Canada Post and the Superhighway

http://news.nationalpost.com/full-comment/andrew-coyne-canada-post-meet-the-information-superhighway Andrew Coyne: Canada Post, meet the Information Superhighway...

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Yelp and Bad Reviews

A recent article in NPR entitled How One Couple Fought For The Legal Right To Leave A Bad Yelp Review, the couple in the article posted a negative review and four years later the company demanded they removed the comments or face a $3,500 fine. Now this is in the…...

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2016 Annual Report from the Chair

Chairman’s Report Christmas 2016 December 16, 2016 This report is intended to provide members of the Internet Society Canada Chapter with an update of our policy activities this year. It will be as simple and direct as I can make it, and it is not intended to be a complete…...

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