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Karl Nerenberg | Minister Steven Guilbeault was on the right track when he pointed out that the CBC operates with considerable autonomy. He went off track when he spoke of journalistic independence.
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Karl Nerenberg | Bill C-10's major initiative is to give more scope and power to the CRTC to regulate broadcasters who use the internet, not the traditional airwaves.
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Victoria Fenner | Community media is the third pillar of Canada's broadcast system, but is barely mentioned in the recently released review of the Broadcast Act. Two community media leaders say that's not right.
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Karl Nerenberg | The new heritage minister and the government have lost the first round of the debate over extending broadcast regulations to include the internet.
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Karl Nerenberg | The time has come for Canada to take the new media environment made possible by the internet seriously, says new report from the Broadcasting and Telecommunications Legislative Review Panel.
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Marie Aspiazu | Back in August the CRTC significantly cut the rates for what Big Telecom can charge smaller providers for network access. A handful of smaller Internet service providers are already lowering prices.
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Marie Aspiazu, Digital Freedom Update | What actually is 5G and what does it mean for the future of connectivity and Internet users?
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Marie Aspiazu | A generational opportunity to overhaul Canada's mobile market and bring more choice and lower prices is here. This is how we turn it into a national movement.
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Marie Aspiazu | The government has issued a new policy direction for the CRTC that puts customers at the forefront. But it is up to us to ensure the new direction stands a chance to change the playing field.
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Marie Aspiazu | The announcements of a new policy direction for the CRTC and the CRTC's upcoming mobile services review could bring much-needed change to Canada's telecom arena. Here's the lowdown.
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Marianela Ramos Capelo, Digital Freedom Update | An internet tax would require internet service providers to pay into content funding. But taxing the open internet to subsidize a struggling Big Media content industry is not the way to go.
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Marie Aspiazu | Just in time for the day of action to protest Bell coalition’s website blocking plan, our #DontCensor billboard went up in Toronto. Once again, this would have not been possible without you.