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Happy new year! A message from the chairman

Greetings everyone, and Happy New Year! The Canadian Chapter of the Internet Society has experienced a year of solid accomplishment. We have intervened in several issues of public interest, and these interventions will be available on our website soon. Our policy continues to be one which seeks an open Internet,…...

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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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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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ISCC and NARALO

ISCC is one of seven ISOC Chapters as part of NARALO. NARALO is the North American At Large Organization, part of the end-user community. ISCC representatives will be at the NARALO General Assembly at the ARIN meeting in New Orleans in early April 2017. To learn more about NARALO see…...

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Canada’s approach to cyber security review

Public Safety Canada is conducting a consultation to review Canada’s approach to cyber security. Internet Society Canada Chapter (ISCC) will participate in this consultation to ensure that Public Safety Canada is informed of the views and ideas of Canadians on a broad range of cyber security issues and topics. Accordingly,…...

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