Rogers

piracy

What Happens When Telecom Companies Search Your Home for Piracy

Adam Lackman ran TVAddons, a site hosting unofficial addons for Kodi media player. A legal team representing powerful telecom and media companies—Bell and Rogers included—searched his home and sued him for piracy. Now, he's fighting to make it to trial.
Jordan Pearson
10.25.18
net neutrality

Canada’s Telecoms and National Media Want the Government to Block Piracy Websites

Digital rights groups worry that website blocking could cover more than illegal piracy.
Jordan Pearson
1.30.18
game changers

Hollywood Is Setting Up a Legal ‘Machine’ to Sue Pirates In Canada

Every Canadian internet user should be paying attention.
Jordan Pearson
12.15.17
freedom

Canada Just Banned Smartphone Unlocking Fees

As of Dec. 1, all newly purchased devices must be unlocked.
Lisa Cumming
6.16.17
optimism

Canada Is Finally Doing Something to Bring Down Mobile Data Costs

Minister Navdeep Bains has directed the CRTC to reconsider its decision on MVNOs.
Jordan Pearson
6.5.17
canada problems

Here's How to Make Canadian Phone Bills Cheaper

But CRTC is against it.
Jordan Pearson
3.2.17
tech

Canada Has Some of the Most Expensive Data In the World, and That’s Not OK

The CRTC reviews the Wireless Code starting Monday.
Jordan Pearson
2.6.17
News

CRTC to Big Telecoms: 'Abuses of Power in the System Will Not Go Unchecked’

Will the regulator live up to its strong words?
Jordan Pearson
11.17.16
News

Most of Canada’s Biggest Telecoms Want to End Net Neutrality

The CRTC is debating on Monday.
Jordan Pearson
10.31.16
Canada

Give Even More Power to Canada's Big Telecoms, Think Tank Says

History suggests this might not be a great idea.
Jordan Pearson
10.21.16
News

Yahoo May Have Exposed Rogers Customer Emails to US Spies

When emails go to the US, they're open to eavesdropping.
Jordan Pearson
10.7.16
News

Canadian Telecoms Will Try to Justify Their ‘Ripoff' TV Plans Today

Sweet, sweet justice.
Jordan Pearson
9.7.16