Is the CRTC ready to reverse position on UBB?

Michael Geist sums of last week’s developments in the ongoing UBB saga, from the Toronto Star: The CRTC commissioners appear to have recognized that proposals based on limiting the volume of Internet use are not only bad policy — discouraging Internet use benefits no one — but are ineffective in dealing with network congestion. The… Continue reading Is the CRTC ready to reverse position on UBB?

Shaw’s Movie Club

First rule of  movie club… backpedal. Earlier today the mainstream media jumped on Shaw’s new Netflix competitor “Movie Club“, a service that would allow you to stream movies without running up your bandwidth meter. I wrote a blogpost that echoed what quickly became the resounding verdict of the internet, Movie Club was anti-net neutrality and therefore,… Continue reading Shaw’s Movie Club

Canadian Tech Roundup 13: Thanks for the love iTunes

[podcast]http://dl.dropbox.com/u/480185/podcasts/CTR13.mp3[/podcast] YouTube says it’s in talks to stream NHL, NBA games, NHL says it isn’t Why die-hard sports fans are pulling the plug on cable Netflix’s Submission to CRTC UBB hearing Maclean’s recites Rogers speaking points as an editoriial Government plays down scope of cyber attack Wind Mobile appeals court ruling iTunes Link RSS

UBB Hoopla

This just in, the government plans to overturn the CRTC’s UBB ruling!!!!11!! This is great news! But the fight is not over. Lost in all the reddit posts and media buzz is the fact that there is currently nothing stopping any ISP from charging their retail customers bandwidth overages. The fight is not over, but hopefully the… Continue reading UBB Hoopla