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The LawBytes Podcast, Episode 3: The CRTC Is “Doing the Least They Can Get Away With”: Earlier this month, Innovation, Science and Economic Development Minister Navdeep Bains took his most significant policy step to date to put his stamp on the Canadian telecom sector by issuing a proposed policy direction to the CRTC based on competition, affordability, consumer interests, and inn...
The LawBytes Podcast, Episode 2: ”It’s Time to Modernize the Laws”: The first full length episode of the new LawBytes podcast features a conversation with UK Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham, who leads the high profile investigation into Facebook and Cambridge Analytica. Denham, who previously served as Assistant Commissioner with the federal privacy off...
Welcome to LawBytes: A New Podcast on Digital Policy in Canada: In recent years the intersection between law, technology, and policy has exploded as digital policy has become a mainstream concern in Canada and around the world. I am very excited to announce the launch of LawBytes: A Podcast with Michael Geist. This podcast will explore digital policies in con...
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India’s Draft National E-Commerce Policy: A Bollywood Drama in Four Acts: This article was co-authored with Prof Emeritus & Senior Scholar, York University, Sam Lanfranco. India's recently published Draft National e-Commerce Policy, prepared by the Indian Commerce Ministry think-tank, can be read like the script of a four-act Bollywood drama. Act 1: A match Mad...
A Short History of DNS Over HTTP (So Far): The IETF is in the midst of a vigorous debate about DNS over HTTP or DNS over HTTPS, abbreviated as DoH. How did we get there, and where do we go from here? (This is somewhat simplified, but I think the essential chronology is right.) Javascript code running in a web browser can't do DNS look...
ICANN Terminates AlpNames: AlpNames has been sent a notice of termination by ICANN. Unlike many termination notices that specify a future date, the one they were sent has an immediate effect. As reported in multiple fora over the last few days AlpNames had gone offline, and at time of writing still is. They've also beco...
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CIRA Publishes Report On Canadian Perspective On Fake News, Privacy, Cybersecurity And Internet Access: The Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) released a research report last week displaying Canadians’ opinions and experiences regarding the internet and fake news, privacy, cybersecurity and access. Based on a survey of over 1,200 Canadian internet users in December 2018, the repo...
CIRA Adds .CL and .SG As Clients of Their D-Zone Anycast DNS Service: CIRA announced Monday it has added 2 new ccTLD partners for its D-Zone Anycast DNS service – Singapore (.sg) and Chile (.cl), taking to 10 ccTLDs that use the service, as well as adding 2 new global nodes in Brazil and Japan – as the company best known as the manager of the Canadian ccTLD .ca con...
CIRA Canadian Cybersecurity Survey identifies disconnect between awareness and actions: The Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) has released its 2018 CIRA Cybersecurity Security Survey which provides an overview of the Canadian cybersecurity landscape. For the survey, CIRA, the .ca country code top level domain (ccTLD) registry, surveyed 500 individuals with responsibili...
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MEC Election: Why I'm voting for Steve Jones: We Mountain Equipment Co-op members are voting from now through May 25 to elect 3 directors. I'm voting for Steve Jones because he pushes strongly to restore democratic member control, which the incumbent board has been undermining for several years now ?? see: theglobeandmail.com/report-on-bu...
FICOM Should Say No to Coast Capital Board: Transferring our credit union from BC to nation-wide is bad for its 500,000 members.Coast Capital Savings Credit Union's board of directors has launched a plan to expand nationally, which would increase their opportunities to benefit personally from their power and members' disempowerment. The da...
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Relaunching Unrest.ca: In the coming months I'm going to be relaunching this website. Stay tuned. 
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Do you know where your data have been?:  Op-ed  Marita Moll Ottawa Citizen Sept. 26, 2013 So you go home, turn to your computer loaded with anti-virus, anti-spying and anti-malware programs, to talk to your brother in Boston via the secured Internet connection in your house. Bingo! Everything you just did is now part of the U.S. Nati...

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The above ballot includes the CIRA CEO's blog (Public Domain), three CIRA directors' blogs (Michael Geist, Kevin McArthur, Kerry Brown), and a VoterMedia blog. If this were a funded blog competition these might not be included, but given the lack of funding and consequent lack of independent blogs, it's helpful to include these "non-independent" blogs.

This Votermedia ballot is not currently funded. It is displayed as a demo for if and when there is funding. Without funding there may be few votes, which makes the rankings less meaningful.

We welcome comments, corrections, questions, suggested blogs to add etc -- please email admin[at]votermedia.org.