In a big victory for digital rights, Canadian regulator, the CRTC, has rejected the Bell coalition proposal to censor the Internet.
The Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) is calling for further censorship powers through the copyright reform debate.
Just as things didn’t seem to be any worse for the lobbying efforts behind Internet censorship, Fairplay Canada is now in the midst of political controversy.
As major players continue to argue that piracy is killing the industry, Rogers financial statements suggests things are actually looking great.
While FairPlay Canada claims that streaming is killing the industry, more stats shows that the opposite is true.
The proposed site blocking plan continues to spark fierce opposition. Now, the idea has officially become an international embarrassment.
The CRTC consultation has seen proposals for Internet censorship. Canadians, however, are pushing back against this idea.
It seems Canadian regulators are getting an earful. Contrary to what a lobbying organizations are hoping, it seems Canadians are rejecting Internet censorship.
Just days after Bell’s plan to censor the Internet was exposed, new details are emerging that says Shaw is joining the call to censor the Internet. The caveat here is that Shaw wants court oversight.
With Canadian ISPs and representatives from the copyright industry drafting a proposal to block websites, we decided to do a little digging of our own to examine the practicalities of implementing such a thing.