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Supreme Court Rejects Bell and Other Telecom’s Appeal in Wholesale Internet Ruling

Canada’s Supreme Court on Thursday morning rejected an appeal from Bell and other major incumbent players, seeking to overturn a wholesale internet rates ruling by the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) from 2019. https://twitter.com/peternowak/status/1364951368465866755 Back in August 2019, the CRTC ruled to lower wholesale internet rates, in a move to foster competition. This decision...

Canada’s Ruling on Google Search Results Raises Censorship Concerns

The Canadian Supreme Court has ordered Google to de-index an e-commerce site globally, setting a disastrous precedent that opens the door for other governments (and private parties) across the globe to try to control or censor Google’s search results. According to a new report from The Star, the Supreme Court of Canada upheld a company’s effort to...