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The Wire Report is independently owned by Hill Times Publishing Inc. and run by an experienced, independent editorial team. We have no positions to advance, no biases to nurture. As Canada's media and telecom industry faces more consolidation and vertical integration, independence is critical to producing news about these sectors that you can depend on.

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Recent ‘expanded’ disclosure order shows ‘worrying’ trend: expert

A recent Federal Court order for two internet service providers to disclose the personal information of alleged copyright infringers diverged from previous precedent by expanding the type of information that is allowed to be released -- a cause for concern, according to one expert. “There is supposed to...


Comp. Bureau, telecoms, have until Dec. 18 to defend report confidentiality

The CRTC has responded to requests to divulge the methodology and confidential data in the Competition Bureau’s report on mobile virtual network operators (MVNOs), giving the bureau and telecoms who had disclosed confidential information until Dec. 18 to give their input. In November, the Competition...

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