The non conformer's Canadian Weblog

October 17, 2008

It is about time too CRTC initiates proceedings into its regulation of the Internet

CRTC initiates proceedings into its regulation of the Internet
Digital Home – 1 hour ago
The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) this week said it has launched a proceeding in hopes of gaining a better understanding of broadcasting in a world increasingly being dominated by the internet.
CRTC to Consider Regulation of Internet Broadcasting
CRTC to review new media broadcasting in February –
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The result of these hearings could result in in the overturning of a 1999 decision that exempted from regulation broadcasters that distribute their video content over the Internet. The hearings will also examine a 2007 decision that took a hands off approach to broadcasters and wireless companies who were sending video through cellphones and other mobile devices.

Now what about firstly regulating the really bad Bell Sympatico?


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