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Could an ISP Code of Conduct Curb Cybercrime in Canada?

Michael Geist | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Business
Michael Geist

With the cost of cybercrime in Canada on the rise my weekly technology law column reports that the Canadian government is quietly working behind-the-scenes to create a new Internet service provider code of conduct. If approved, the code would be technically be voluntary for Canadian ISPs, but the active involvement of government officials suggests that most large providers would feel pressured to participate.

ISPs Moving Society Backwards: 'Call of Duty' Chief

Peter Nowak | Posted 11.13.2013 | Canada
Peter Nowak

Mark Rubin, executive producer at Infinity Ward, the studio behind the 'Call of Duty' series, says Internet service providers are holding back innovation with restrictive practices. Usage-based billing and throttling, where certain applications are slowed down, are obstacles to the games industry's advancement.