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Submission + - NDP leader Jack Layton woos P2P communities (

newtley writes: "The New Democrat's Jack Layton has become the first leader of a major Canadian political party to acknowledge the importance of the Internet during a federal election. He's using YouTube to carry his message specifically to the online community, launching it on, the small, one-man digital media web site based on Vancouver Island, British Columba. "We don't want to see hidden fees and gouging and service slow-downs all in the interests of promoting the objectives of certain large corporations," Layton says in his YouTube video."
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Submission + - Sly manoeuvring dominates Canadian wireless auctio (

serge587 writes:
The pace of bidding suggests that wireless consumers are poised to benefit when the auction concludes, but the combination of covert manoeuvres and a complex bidding system make it impossible to predict victors, analysts say. "There's a lot of strategic bidding going on and a lot of deferring of decisions and a lot of sabotaging your rivals' plans," said Amit Kaminer, an analyst at telecommunications consultancy SeaBoard Group.

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