By Denis CarmelOTTAWA - The Standing Senate Committee on Transport and Communications met this morning for the fifth time to continue its examination of how the three federal communications statutes (the Telecommunications Act, the Broadcasting Act, and the Radiocommunication Act) can be modernized to account for the evolution of the broadcasting and telecommunications sectors in the last decades.With the testimony of the Privacy Commissioner, Daniel Therrien, it became obvious, to us anyway, that the many consultations undertaken by government lately, including the Broadcasting and Telecommunications Legislative Review (BTLR) will necessitate significant co-ordination when they will be writing the recommendations leading to the...
Altering the Acts: Privacy Commissioner wants “under the hood” of the communications industry
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