Canadian Tech Roundup – Episode 2. CRTC, Rogers, Craigslist XXX…

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Canadian Tech News, September 1st – CRTC, Telco Refunds, WiFi is Bad, Google Games

This week – in a bid to stay relevant to consumers – CRTC made a couple of good decisions; the cell phone industry still sucks; wifi wackos and Google acquisitions. Canada avoids broadband duopolies, keeps line-sharing alive In a decision that’s most relevant to Eastern Canadians – where telecom competitions actually exists – the CRTC… Continue reading Canadian Tech News, September 1st – CRTC, Telco Refunds, WiFi is Bad, Google Games

iPhone Tethering, Not As Hard As It Looks

In a flip-flop move reminisant of John Kerry’s 2004 presidential campaign, Rogers Wireless has reversed it’s policy regarding smart phone tethering. I’m not even going to try to speculate what’s going on internally with this company. Buried in this CBC article about Rogers’ (baffling) new data plans is this nugget: Unlike other cellphone carriers, Rogers… Continue reading iPhone Tethering, Not As Hard As It Looks