Ian Scott. Photo credit: iPhone in Canada
October 31, 2018
by External Source

CRTC Chair Ian Scott Spells Out The Future

October 10, 2018
by External Source

Two days before winning four American Music Awards, Taylor Swift made her political views known in a lengthy stateme

Ghomeshi outside a Toronto court with lawyer Marie Henein   Photo: Maclean's
September 17, 2018
by FYI Staff

The New York Review of Books decision to publish a piece penned by the disgraced TV broadcaster has sparked online outrage.

August 29, 2018
by External Source

The future is, for most, an increasingly scary place. Making future predictions is always a risky business.

August 26, 2018
by External Source

You may remember last year when Facebook was widely ridiculed for claiming that it reached more people than exist. Well, not being satisfied with that, this year the gap between Facebook's claimed reach and the number of living, breathing humans has grown. No, you can't make this shit up.

Eric Alper communicating
July 24, 2018
by External Source

You can’t just wait on 40 million people around the world to pay $10 each, although that’s a really good business model. If you really want to change the industry for the better, you’ve got to get the other 90 million people with access to a credit card and cable. That’s when it’s gonna start to explode.

Pic: BetaNews
July 6, 2018
by External Source

Hugh Stephens calls Michael Geist's criticisms of the FairPlay Canada Coalition a load of bosh and counters with an effective deconstruction of the Ottawa academic's public pulpit pounding against an independent piracy review committee.

Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong. Pic:Marcus Yam / Los Angeles Times
June 20, 2018
by External Source

Biotech billionaire Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong is the new owner of the Los Angeles Times and the San Diego Union-Tribune. Below is a letter to readers that appeared as a full-page ad in Sunday’s newspapers:

David Poe, Twitter
June 15, 2018
by External Source

Wouldn’t it be cool if someone working at companies who sell music, a product the company doesn’t create themselves, stepped up and said, “let’s fairly compensate our vendors, the musicmakers.”

Stan Rogers, as appearing in the doc, One Warm Line
June 3, 2018
by Martin Melhuish

35 years ago today, in 1983, folk singer/songwriter Stan Rogers, age 33, died of smoke inhalation in a flash fire on an Air Canada flight which had

May 31, 2018
by External Source

On his third album, the former Vine star grows into a persona that’s playful, gently libidinous, and safely menace-free, but his music too often falls on the wrong side of beige.