Quebecor waiting for government regulation of roaming prices

Ottawa may have signaled support for smaller carriers with its announcement on Monday of a greater allocation of wireless spectrum for new entrants. However, Montreal-based media giant Quebecor Inc., is waiting for the

Published on: July 10th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

Obama’s call for NSA reform ‘incomplete’: Snowden

United States President Barack Obama’s calls for a reform of the National Security Agency’s bulk metadata collection program is a good start but is an “incomplete” measure, according to the person who originally

Published on: March 26th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

Put limit on cell plan length, fed agency tells CRTC

The federal Competition Bureau won't press the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC ) to forbid wireless carriers from offering three year cellular plans, one of the most criticized aspects of the Canadian

Published on: February 7th, 2013 Howard Solomon

London police to launch regional e-crime units

The government has allocated £30 million to the police to establish regional e-crime units, according to reports.The funding would mean that the burden of tackling small to mid scale online crime will not

Published on: March 8th, 2011 Leo King

China pledges to step up administration of Internet

China says it will step up administration of the Internet this year while continuing to build out the country's fiber-optic backbone and expand broadband access for consumers.The pledges were made in reports to

Published on: March 7th, 2011 Martyn Williams

U.K. mulls prison sentences for data misuse

The maximum penalty for data misuse is set to become two years' imprisonment, if new government plans come into effect.The plan, which is now open to consultation, marks a toughening of the government's

Published on: October 20th, 2009 Leo King