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  1. Industry News
    This past Tuesday, a victory was won for those in support of keeping the Internet a neutral space for the exchange of information. The U.S Court of Appeals for the D.C Circuit ruled that broadband providers cannot create “fast lanes” for the transmission of certain content, and must treat all...
  2. Industry News
    The Internet Society, a leading advocate for the open development, evolution and use of the Internet for everyone, welcomed the newest chapter on April 15. The Internet Society Canada Chapter has launched and will now address Net Neutrality, rural accessibility, technical advancements and other...
  3. Industry News
    In a March 22nd letter to the CRTC, Rogers Cable has admitted that its Internet traffic management practices were preventing some of its customers from playing World of Warcraft, an online interactive game played by more than 12 million consumers worldwide. The letter was in addition to...
  4. Industry News
    The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) this week introduced a new framework which the federal regulator says will guide Internet service providers (ISPs) in their use of bandwidth throttling practices. To the disappointment of consumers, rather than banning the...
  5. Internet, Landline and Wireless Phone
    In what is considered to be a clear violation of Net Neutrality, Primus Canada has begun redirecting customers "Server not found pages" to webpages laden with Primus advertising. I guess this is how the company expects to get out of bankruptcy in the States.
  6. Internet, Landline and Wireless Phone
    There has been a lot of discussion on the internet in the last few days about Google's apparent decision to give up on the fight for Net Neutrality The following Wall Street Journal article Google Wants Its Own Fast Track on the Web started the whole discussion. Essentially the WSJ argued that...
  7. Internet, Landline and Wireless Phone
    The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) today announced that it has denied the Canadian Association of Internet Providers’ (CAIP) application to end Bell Canada's practice of "throttling" its wholesale internet services. This is the most bizarre decision I have...
  8. Rogers High Speed Internet and Home Phone
    Rogers is using the Perftech suite of applications to monitor its customers web activity and I was wondering what Rogers customers could expect next? Currently Rogers is using Subscriber Care Messaging to inject messages to its subscribers. The company is now using the the Address Bar...
  9. Rogers High Speed Internet and Home Phone
    Rogers made an interesting change today. They killed the internet for all non public DNS settings. Thanks Rogers. They did this to spam us with advertising when we type in a wrong IP address. I called the help desk and they said well just use a public DNS server (I pay rogers to provide...
  10. Rogers High Speed Internet and Home Phone
    Globe and Mail and CBC articles. Rogers says its internet interference is necessary, but minimal Rogers explains ‘shaping' policy In a nutshell, Rogers is saying that they do throttle applications and make no bones about it. No discussion on why they have a bandwidth cap then! Interestingly...
  11. Bell Canada Home Phone and Internet
    http://www.michaelgeist.ca/content/view/2979/125/ Bell Canada is facing a class-action lawsuit as a result of its Internet access policies, an announcement reveals. A Quebec group called L'Union des consommateurs, along with Bell customer Myrna Raphael, are accusing Bell of false advertising...
  12. Internet, Landline and Wireless Phone
    Comcast Corp.'s interference with Internet traffic has prompted a federal investigation and is at the center of calls for "Net Neutrality" laws, but another U.S. cable company appears to be doing the same thing without drawing scrutiny. More news from south of the border
  13. Internet, Landline and Wireless Phone
    The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) today rejected a plea from the Canadian Association of Internet Providers' (CAIP) to end Bell Canada's practice of "throttling" its wholesale internet services. This stems over the issue in late March of Bell throttling...
  14. Internet, Landline and Wireless Phone
    Preparations are being made for a rally on Parliament Hill. The tentative date is May 27th. Keep an eye on the website for further details, here:http://www.netneutralityrally.ca/ If you can't attend, keep an eye on the Can't Make It link for other suggestions on how to make your voice heard...
  15. Bell Canada Home Phone and Internet
    On 03 April 2008, the Canadian Association of Internet Providers (CAIP) filed an application with the CRTC in an attempt to force Bell to cease and desist with throttling 3rd party ASDL services using Bell's last mile: 2008-04-03 - #: 8622-C51-200805153 - Canadian Association of Internet...
  16. Rogers High Speed Internet and Home Phone
    Imagine you are surfing the internet and click on your favourite website and are surprised to find the web page has been intercepted by and tampered with by your Internet service provider. This has been discussed in our Rogers injecting subscriber notices into web content so you may want to...
  17. Internet, Landline and Wireless Phone
    good reading http://www.michaelgeist.ca/content/view/2811/1/
  18. Internet, Landline and Wireless Phone
    Article on TCP exploitation: The real reason for bandwidth congestion and throttling I guess this could have gone in one of several existing threads, but since it doesn't deal with a specific ISP, and barely discusses net neutrality (ironically, not neutrally ;)), I have posted it as a new...
  19. Shaw High Speed Internet and Home Phone
    Sorry if this has been answered, I tried a bunch of searches with no results. For Shaw, I don't download many torrents, but the ones I do are say 1GB in size. Whereas I used to get upwards of 250kb/sec (high speed) I now get 30kb/second total as most of the rest of you are. Question: If I...
  20. Rogers High Speed Internet and Home Phone
    If someone had told me this a year ago, I would've thought the tinfoil was too tight on their head. See article and screen-capture at http://lauren.vortex.com/archive/000337.html for the details. Apparently, this is still in testing. The program in question modifies a webpage on-the-fly. The...
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