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“Impairing the Core”: Supreme Court Rules that Municipalities Cannot Interfere with Federal Authority Over Cell-Tower Locations
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • July 15 2016

On June 16 the Supreme Court of Canada handed down its decision in Rogers Communications Inc. v. Châteauguay (City), 2016 SCC 23. After reviewing and


Court Finds a Lesser Expectation of Privacy in Cameras than in Cell Phones and Computers
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • June 29 2016

Driven in part by advances in recording device technology such as wearable cameras and drone-mounted cameras, the trend of self-recording one’s life


From Broadcasting to Telecommunications and Everything in Between: Reflections on the Recent New Developments in Communications Law and Policy Conference
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • May 13 2016

We recently attended the 18th Biennial National Conference: New Developments in Communications Law and Policy, a national symposium of the Law


New tariffs on the horizon after CRTC revamps rate-setting process for wholesale broadband Internet services
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • May 4 2016

Wholesale rates for broadband Internet services are set to change. This month wholesale broadband providers will file new tariff applications in


How Much Should Big Brother Monitor (And Other BYOD Considerations)
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • April 17 2016

Given the popularity and prevalence of mobile devices such as smart phones and tablets in today’s world, it is no surprise that Bring Your Own Device


“Do Not Call” means Do Not Call: CRTC Enters into MOU with FTC on Spam and Unsolicited Telecommunications
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • April 1 2016

On March 24, 2016, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (“CRTC”) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (“MOU”) with the


Not so fast: High speed 5G network may be the future of connectivity, but not until a global standard is set
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada, Global, USA
  • February 26 2016

5G was the hot topic at this week’s Mobile World Congress. The ultrafast wireless network will increase opportunities for businesses and consumers to


CRTC CASL Compliance and Enforcement Update
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • February 12 2016

On February 10, 2016, Lynne Perrault and Dana-Lynn Wood of the CRTC provided the latest in what is becoming a series of CASL briefings, which the


Phone Companies after R v. Rogers: Constitutional Guardians or Agents of the State?
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • January 20 2016

People love their phones. Phones now accompany us pretty much wherever we go, whatever we do. People use their phones in church, in restaurants, at


Work and Play All in One Mitigating Risks of Security Incidents and Privacy Breaches in BYOD Programs
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • January 8 2016

Given the popularity and prevalence of mobile devices such as smart phones and tablets in today’s world, it is no surprise that Bring Your Own Device