In Dr. Geist’s assessment, the Conservatives’ newly won majority is a good-news/bad-news story when it comes to digital policies:
“The Conservatives have focused consistently on improving Canadian competition and opening the market is the right place to start to address both Internet access (including UBB) and wireless services.
The copyright bill is – as I described at its introduction last June – flawed but fixable.
Much more troubling is the lawful access package which raises major civil liberties concerns and could be placed on the fast track. “
Read the full assessment here.