SubscriptionsGo to the Subscriptions Centre to manage your:My ProfileThe bill would include protections like: having companies use plain language so consumers know EXACTLY what they’re signing onto, putting caps on cancelation fees, and requiring companies to get consent from users before they extend or renew their contract.For his reaction to the proposed legislation, we reached John Lawford.He’s a lawyer with Canada’s Public Interest Advocacy Centre.Listen (runs 6:22)By submitting a comment, you accept that CBC has the right to reproduce and publish that comment in whole or in part, in any manner CBC chooses. Please note that CBC does not endorse the opinions expressed in comments. Comments on this story are moderated according to our Submission Guidelines.
The things I saw as an advocate I will never forget. I still have nightmares about some calls I responded to even now, years later. Forensic nursing is nothing like TV, like CSI, like being a medical examiner. Stridulum II also demonstrates the perils of revisiting the past, especially if, as is undoubtedly the case with Danilova, you were too young to live through it first time round. To gaze back through narrowly focused and rose tinted specs is to ignore the untold aesthetic horrors, with all their connotations, of the 80s, a decade distinguished by its harbouring of gratuitous self interest and an ugly wardrobe. Some of the pieces here, such as the penultimate Sea Talk, could been lifted from some turgid Top Gun type blockbuster, and those are memories better left buried..
“We have an amazing film tonight which alleges serious human rights abuses by Georgian forces that’s right Georgian forces”It was reported as if we should do a double take at the concept of Georgian forces doing such things rather than the nasty old Russians. Perhaps those people solely relying on the BBC and it’s narrative of Russian aggression would indeed have been surprised. Those that distrust the mainstream media and look at a wider variety of sources, certainly would not..
My daily bag used to be a Patagonia backpack, until I decided to go for a slightly more formal look. It really depends on your style, and what you carry. I found a Filson wombat on sale, and am loving it. Ferguson, or The American Capitalist System vs The British Imperialist System, or The Democrat vs the Oligarch . Would have loved it . Maybe next time you should have Lyndon H.
SubscriptionsGo to the Subscriptions Centre to manage your:My ProfilePeople who use the internet and cellphones are not more isolated than those who don’t and, in fact, have larger and more diverse social networks, a new survey suggests.The study seems to refute research from earlier in the decade that suggested embracing technology comes at the expense of close personal connections.The size of people’s “discussion networks” the circle of people with whom people talk about important issues is 12 per cent larger among people who use cellphones than among those who don’t.The survey also found these networks were nine per cent larger among those who use instant messaging, and nine per cent larger among those who share photos online, than among those who don’t use these technologies.Full storyDo you think high internet and cell phone usage has a good effect on people’s social skills?(poll)Internet freedom: Should government have the ability to shut down the internet?The Egyptian government shut down access to the internet and the country’s cellphone data network early Friday, according to media reports. Internet and cellphone data service was unavailable throughout the country, making it impossible for news of the protests. Continue reading this postAccess to information: Does Canada need to be more open with data?TTC bus driver: Do you often see your local drivers texting?The Toronto Sun on Thursday published a picture sent by a reader of a TTC bus driver driving while texting on a mobile device.