Regulation? Bring it on, says Uber Canada

Just hours after Toronto averted a cab strike of Kobe Bryant-sized proportions, a top Uber Canada executive said the company actually welcomes calls to regulate ride sharing. Following a panel discussion at Ryerson

Published on: February 11th, 2016 Christine Wong

How to pitch media on covering your startup

The fact is that marketing your business investment opportunity or campaign will help you attract investors. One of the best ways to create “eyeballs” on your borrowing (or crowdfunding) and business is to

Published on: November 10th, 2014 Bret Conkin

Rogers says it will stop Internet traffic throttling

Rogers Communications Inc., said it will no longer throttle the Internet traffic of any of its users. The incumbent telecom company was responding to complaints that it intentionally slowed down the Internet connections

Published on: February 3rd, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Pirate Bay plans lawless ‘darknet’ with P2P DNS

Some of the shady crowd behind the Pirate Bay file sharing Website have announced plans for a peer-to-peer domain name system (DNS), called P2P DNS. DNS is the behind-the-scenes technology that converts the

Published on: December 6th, 2010 Keir Thomas

Music industry fuelling needless fears about P2P, says Limewire chief

Lime Group Chairman Mark Gorton found himself in the hot seat last week during a hearing on the problem of inadvertent data leaks on peer-to-peer (P2P) networks including his company's, LimeWire. The hearing

Published on: August 5th, 2009 Jaikumar Vijayan

Four P2P apps that let you share files privately and securely

Stephane Herry says that he founded his private file-sharing network GigaTribe out of frustration at not being able to share files with his friends on Kazaa. Every time he searched for a file

Published on: July 14th, 2009 Jackson West

All network traffic is created equal, experts to tell CRTC

Advocates for an open Internet where all network traffic is treated equally are hoping a bevy of experts will convince the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) of this in an appearance this

Published on: July 8th, 2009 Brian Jackson

Some small Canadian ISPs say traffic throttling is necessary

Some smaller Canadian Internet service providers (ISPs) are concerned about their ability to maintain service levels if the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) upholds Net neutrality by banning the ability to throttle

Published on: March 5th, 2009 Brian Jackson

Traffic throttling by Canadian ISPs not required, experts tell CRTC

Canada's Internet service providers (ISPs) have no reason to throttle peer-to-peer (p2p) traffic and can use other network management techniques that have minimal end-user repercussions instead, according to top Internet experts.Net neutrality advocates

Published on: February 27th, 2009 Brian Jackson

Throttling P2P traffic is shortsighted, experts say

Throttling is a short-sighted strategy to deal with peer-to-peer (P2P) traffic congestion, computer science experts say. Instead, they say, a new model for file sharing on P2P networks would not only result in

Published on: August 22nd, 2008 Brian Jackson

Bell throttles traffic, stifles competition, Canadian ISPs say

Bell Canada is stifling competition by throttling peer-to-peer (p2p) traffic of its wholesale customers, says the Canadian Association of Internet Providers (CAIP).The Association says Bell should have to prove its network is congested

Published on: July 30th, 2008 Brian Jackson

It’s our network and we’ll throttle if we want to: Bell

Throttling peer-to-peer (p2p) traffic is needed to avoid a clogged network and slow speeds and any order stopping the practice could harm the Canadian telecom sector, Bell Canada says.The company filed its final

Published on: July 15th, 2008 Brian Jackson

Controversy over “traffic throttling” by Canadian ISPs heats up

The ongoing controversy over traffic shaping by leading facilities-based Canadian ISPs has intensified with more high-profile groups speaking out on the issue. The Campaign for Democratic Media (CDM) has called upon the Canadian

Published on: July 8th, 2008 Brian Jackson

Free and Cheap software that delivers great results

People say the best things in life are free. That certainly includes software capable of doing just about everything that major commercial applications can do. We've found 15 "giant killers" that compete well

Published on: March 22nd, 2008 Ron White