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Questions remain about CSE public info use, Cambridge Analytica

OTTAWA — Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan couldn’t tell MPs or reporters whether the data collected by Cambridge Analytica would qualify by the Communications Security Establishment (CSE) as “publicly available information” the agency would be able to collect on Canadians Thursday.   “I can't...


Analysts welcome regulatory certainty after WiFi MVNO decision

The CRTC decision Thursday not to mandate roaming for WiFi-first mobile virtual network operators (MVNOs) brings predictability for large telecoms, financial analysts said. “At the highest level, we believe the CRTC struck a very supportive tone with respect to facilities-based competition and ensuring...

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