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Posted by Noushin Khushrushahi on Thursday, January 23, 2014 - 16:46
Spying by ultra-secretive spy agency CSEC could deal a potential blow to Canadian global commerce.
Article Ian Macleod for the Ottawa Citizen:
OTTAWA — A potential major blow to Canadian global commerce looms under proposed European legislation curbing the transfer of personal data to Canada and other countries involved with the unprecedented U.S.-led cyber-surveillance of the world’s citizens. Read more »
Posted by Noushin Khushrushahi on Thursday, January 23, 2014 - 07:36
Last week, three D.C. judges made a game-changing legal decision, that would allow giant media conglomerates to block or slow down any content they want on their networks. The judges struck down a 2010 order from the FCC (America’s telecom policymaker - their equivalent of our CRTC) that forced U.S. Internet providers to abide by “net neutrality” rules that forbid them from blocking or slowing online content.