12 August 2021

The Decentralists – Hot Topix: Regulation Rigamarole

Bill C-10 has faced criticism for granting a large amount of power to the CRTC, who are unelected regulators and receive very little guidance from Parliament or the government.

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22 June 2021

CanCon Comes to Social Media: Did the Canadian Government Just Make a Colossal Mistake?

Today, the Government of Canada amended the Broadcasting Act to account for the rise in Internet video and digital media, with a special focus on streaming services like Netflix. Referred to as Bill C-10, this revision seeks to compel streaming platforms to follow the same regulatory obligations as cable TV providers.

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22 October 2020

The Decentralists – Hot Topix: Big Tech Braces for Both Biden and Trump

Whether Republicans or Democrats control the U.S. government, Big Tech is in for a reckoning.

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17 June 2020

The Decentralists – Hot Topix: The Moderation Paradox

Join us as we talk about how social media affects the world around us.

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