News of the Week; August 29, 2018

MEDIA, COMMUNICATIONS & NET NEUTRALITY FCC Approves Another Radio Station Acquisition by a Company that is 100% Foreign-Owned  FCC can define markets with only one ISP as “competitive,” court rules Standard of Review: The Beginning of the End or the End of the Beginning? Net Neutrality Advocates, State Governments Argue Against Internet Freedom Order in […]

News of the Week; August 22, 2018

MEDIA, COMMUNICATIONS & NET NEUTRALITY Telus class action case heads to the SCC This Really Isn’t Our Fight and It Will Cost Us”: Behind the Scenes of CBC Support for Bell’s Website Blocking Plan (Michael Geist) Email Marketing In Canada (CASL) Maximum Mudslinging: How Powerful Lobby Groups Are Working to Sideline Civil Society Voices on […]

News of the Week; August 15, 2018

MEDIA, COMMUNICATIONS & NET NEUTRALITY When Did Ajit Pai Know? On Thursday, Ajit Pai Has To Explain Why His FCC Made Up A DDOS Attack And Lied To Congress Ajit Pai grilled by lawmakers on why FCC spread “myth” of DDoS attack Ajit Pai Does Something Right, Will Reform Stupid Utility Pole Rules To Speed […]

News of the Week; August 8, 2018

MEDIA, COMMUNICATIONS & NET NEUTRALITY FCC lied to Congress about made-up DDoS attack, investigation found  Here’s the Internal Report Proving the FCC Made Up a Cyberattack That Hack of the FCC’s Comment Section Last Year? It Never Actually Happened, Agency Admits Ajit Pai Throws His Employees Under The Bus After Investigation Proves FCC Made Up […]

News of the Week; August 1, 2018

MEDIA, COMMUNICATIONS & NET NEUTRALITY CRTC Truthiness: New Docs Reveal New Story About Bell Meetings with the Commission on Website Blocking  Trump Throws His FCC Under The Bus For Pointing Out Sinclair May Have Lied During Its Merger Sales Pitch Ajit Pai Lies (Again) To Congress With Claim Net Neutrality Killed Broadband Investment FCC Chairman […]

News of the Week; July 25, 2018

MEDIA, COMMUNICATIONS & NET NEUTRALITY Court Rules Quebec Plan for Mandated ISP Blocking of Online Gambling Sites is Unconstitutional A $250,000 Reminder that “CASL” is Not Just an AntiSpam Law CRTC Issues Penalties to Middle Men Under CASL to Combat Malware Installation Audio Bulletin – CRTC Issues Penalties to Middle Men Under CASL to Combat […]

News of the Week; July 18, 2018

MEDIA, COMMUNICATIONS & NET NEUTRALITY Canada: A $250,000 Reminder that “CASL” is Not Just an Anti-Spam Law AG’s False Advertising Suit Challenging Broadband Claims Not Preempted Bill to save net neutrality gets first Republican vote in US House The Cable TV & Broadband Sector Has A Nasty Billing Fraud Problem The FCC’s Sneaky Plan To […]

News of the Week; July 11, 2018

MEDIA, COMMUNICATIONS & NET NEUTRALITY Government Memo Suggests Netflix Outspends Canadian Private Broadcasters on Canadian English Scripted Programming (Michael Geist) The State of Canadian Wireless in One Chart: No One Has Carriers That Generate More Revenue With Less Usage (Michael Geist) Ajit Pai’s FCC Doesn’t Want to Hear Your Complaints Unless You Pay Them $225 […]

News of the Week; July 4, 2018

MEDIA, COMMUNICATIONS & NET NEUTRALITY Comments about Indigenous Women Breached Broadcast Codes, Says Canadian Broadcast Standards Council Talk Show’s Sexual Discussions Not Too Explicit, Says Canadian Broadcast Standards Council The Consequences of High Wireless Costs: OECD Data Confirms Canadians Lag Behind in Data Usage (Michael Geist) Effort To Save Net Neutrality Via Congressional Review Act […]

News of the Week; June 27, 2018

MEDIA, COMMUNICATIONS & NET NEUTRALITY Net Neutrality and NAFTA: Canadian Government Says It Will Address U.S. Policy Should Harms Arise (Michael Geist) AT&T Successfully Derails California’s Tough New Net Neutrality Law California net neutrality bill gutted as lawmakers cave to AT&T lobbyists California’s Quest For Tough Net Neutrality Not Dead Yet Bill to save net […]