Search Results : crtc

May 052020
 May 5, 2020  Posted by  Business, Healthcare, Non-U.S., Surveillance

The Canadian Press reports: Canada’s telecommunications regulator should do more to protect the privacy rights of cellphone and internet users from abuse as public health authorities and their allies seek new ways trace the spread of COVID-19, a consumer rights group said Monday in a formal filing with the CRTC. [Read More…]

Aug 152015
 August 15, 2015  Posted by  Business, Non-U.S.

So….. apparently if you want to participate in privacy or consumer advocacy in Canada, Telus Communications will “request” information about your background and wants to put your entire CV in the public record. The following communication was received by a private citizen who submitted comments in response to Telecom Notice of Consultation CRTC 2015-134 (the CRTC [Read More…]

Feb 062014
 February 6, 2014  Posted by  Breaches, Business, Featured News, Non-U.S.

Bell  (BCE, Bell Canada, Bell Mobility, Bell Aliant and their affiliates) believes it is engaging in lawful conduct by sharing customers’ data with “affiliates” to deliver more “relevant ads” to customers. In and of itself, targeted behavioral advertising is cause for concern. But in light of questions about Bell’s data security [Read More…]

Dec 202010
 December 20, 2010  Posted by  Breaches, Business, Featured News, Non-U.S.

The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) today announced that it has reached a settlement with Bell Canada over the company’s unauthorized telemarketing practices. The CRTC has issued a notice of violation, and Bell Canada has paid an administrative monetary penalty of $1.3 million to the Receiver General for Canada. Between January and October of this year, [Read More…]