Metered internet a colossal failure

January 26, 2011 // 27 Comments

The final word on usage-based internet billing in Canada came down yesterday and it’s pretty much as everyone expected: so long unlimited internet, it was good knowing [...]

Sweden: miles ahead of Canada on the internet

January 19, 2011 // 15 Comments

I was flipping through the latest issue of Wired the other day and I came across an article on Spotify, a music-streaming service based in Stockholm. I’d heard a little [...]

Download limits only a symptom of the problem

January 13, 2011 // 23 Comments

I thought I’d take a break from blogging about all this adult entertainment stuff that went on last weekend and instead write on a related topic: how Canadian internet [...]

Top tech stories of 2010

December 27, 2010 // 0 Comments

I hope everybody had a nice and restful Christmas (even those people who don’t celebrate it). I know I did. It was a welcome break from the madness of the past few [...]

The worst of both telecom worlds

December 14, 2010 // 6 Comments

A quick follow-up today to my post yesterday on the lack of competition in broadband internet services in North America. Catherine Middleton, the Canada Research Chair in [...]

Beware the Wi-Fi boogeyman

December 6, 2010 // 1 Comment

I’ve been going on a lot lately about some of the bad information out there in the media regarding technology and its effects on people and/or society. I guess [...]

Government fails Canada on telecom (again)

November 23, 2010 // 3 Comments

If you follow telecommunications news, yesterday saw Canadians take a pretty hard double whammy. In the first instance, the federal government announced firmly that it, in [...]

Porn stars are people too

March 25, 2010 // 0 Comments

We’ve all heard various stories about how people (especially celebrities) have used social media to bring attention to poor customer service by companies. There were, [...]
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