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Board Nomination Information 2018 – AGM, May 14th, 2018 Save the Date!

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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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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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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