The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) this week said it has launched a proceeding in hopes of gaining a better understanding of broadcasting on the internet. CRTC is trying to establish a role for itself in the regulation of what Canadians can and should be able to see on the Internet. In other words, Censorship…
The result of these hearings could result in in the overturning of a 1999 decision that exempted from regulation broadcasters that distribute their video content over the Internet. The hearings will also examine a 2007 decision that took a hands off approach to broadcasters and wireless companies who were sending video through cellphones and other mobile devices.
- CRTC Investigation (epowe.wordpress.com)
- CRTC Says No Need For Another Over-The-Top Video Fact Finding Exercise (michaelgeist.ca)
- CRTC To Consult On Expanding Public Access To Corporate Data (michaelgeist.ca)
- CRTC board picks former broadcast exec as interim chair (cbc.ca)
- CRTC Uncovers New Rogers Net Neutrality Violation (michaelgeist.ca)
- CRTC drops the hammer on 85 alleged ‘do not call’ violators (theglobeandmail.com)