Bill C-343 was introduced but never passed AFAICT. Hence, Canadian carriers are still free to charge ridiculously high fees to unlock the crippled cell phone that they sold you.
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FWIW, Vancouver's "Skytrain" has neither drivers nor conductors.
What bullshit. "Protectionist" my ass.
The U.S. is the ONLY economy in the world where government *doesn't* work to make sure that their own citizens are first in line for jobs. Just try to emigrate to the U.K. Try to emigrate to Canada.
Not entirely sure what point is trying to be made with the reference to emigrating to Canada, but as a FYI, on a per-capita basis Canada takes in *far* more immigrants than any other country in the world.
A "smartwatch" needs to support NTP or something very similar. Having to have to manually set the correct time on a watch every few weeks or months is ludicrous in this day and age.
"And there is a reason for the old rule of thumb of buying a house at 2.5 times your annual income. "
Off topic, but
In Vancouver you can't buy a shack for that, let alone a house. And to make it more fun, interest on mortgage payments is not deductible in Canada.
I see people successfully using Raspberry Pi as a xbmc box. I'm wondering if anyone is using it as a MythTV frontend?
TekSavvy was possibly chosen as the target of this action due to it being one of the smaller ISPs in Canada.
This is likely a result of Canada bringing in new copyright laws in early November. Among other things, under the new laws statutory damages for non-commercial infringing are limited to $5,000.
Additional information on this issue can be obtained at Michael Geist's excellent site: http://www.michaelgeist.ca/content/view/6718/125/
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This piece of shit sold out my country for a lousy $3000 a month?
That was my reaction when I saw the news last night.
I use "Exchange 2007/2010 Calender and Tasks Provider" extension (on Linux). I find it does a good job of allowing me to access the corporate Exchange server for calendar activities. I use IMAP to access said corporate server for plain old mail.
Used DavMail for a while but had problems when the server upgraded. No I just use the extension and don't have to have another Java program (DavMail) running as a gateway.
unblock-us.com - better price than a US VPN and easy to set up. You get US Netflix, BBC iplayer, etc
No no no you mean those terrorists from Canada.
I too have worked for Canadian companies doing software development, and as best as I can make out the Canada R&D tax credit is basically a 'D' (development) tax credit which pays companies to do what they would be doing anyway.
... The US here is asking for something like the DMCA (which is required by treaty),
DMCA-like legislation is not required for treaty (are we talking WIPO here?) compliance. Canda's Dr. Michael Geist has gone to great lengths to explain why.
However, the US likes the DMCA and is hell-bent on ramming it down every other country's throat. And, sadly, the governments of most countries (including Canada's) are willing accomplices in this farce.
For the sake of settling this once and for all, I accept that challenge. Kindly supply me with an abundant supply of super-models so that I can properly prepare my report.