Radio & Television

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Can the Internet be “regulated” after all?

Dear Editor, Well, I'm gobsmacked! The Globe and Mail recently (29 November/07) reported that BitTorrent users were facing an engineered traffic jam by intervening ISPs. Geez, I thought that the Internet couldn't be regulated?But apparently it can be. And by ISP technicians "in Canada and the United States (that) restrict the flow of certain traffic on their networks". Oh, and I guess by rogue regimes, political cabals and thug dictators in Burma, Syria, Pakistan - and yup, China. Moreover, ask Canadians to keyboard in "google.com" just to see what happens. Looks like somebody there is also "traffic shaping" for commercial...
 

Our industry and COVID-19

We've gathered a number of links where Canadian cable, radio, television, telecom and wireless companies have posted their responses to the Covid-19 pandemic.