internet

Three years and over a million Netflix customers later, Rogers and Shaw are trying to get into the online streaming game. Their new service, Shomi launches in November. It looks like Netflix without the red, provides similar programming, and will initially be available only to existing Rogers and Shaw customers for $8.99 a month.

While you’re still a student, maintaining a LinkedIn account is a great way to acquire work experience as well as generate contacts. The site allows you to connect with others, making them a part of your network. LinkedIn also allows you to create and join groups, an additional way to develop contacts by staying up …

ALMOST TWO WEEKS ago, the Conservative government made an unusual decision to refer to a committee for amendments before a bill was read a second time by the House of Commons. Vic Toews, Canada’s public safety minister, unveiled the Conservative government’s Bill C-30 last month, otherwise known as The Protecting Children from Internet Predators Act. …

WITH THE AMOUNT of attention the U.S. Stop Online Piracy Act and Protect IP Act have been getting, along with Canada’s kid brother Bill C-11, the question of whether the Internet can be made a private place is being debated heatedly all over North America. While there are many advocates for limiting the scope of the web, it seems Fulcrum volunteers have come to the consensus that restriction is ignorant, and ultimately ineffectual. Point: A balancing act …

IN THE 2008–09 Student Federation of the University of Ottawa (SFUO) elections, voter turnout was a record 27 per cent of the undergraduate student population, thanks to the Internet. The implementation of e-voting in 2009 increased accessibility and interest among the student population. When e-voting was discontinued last year, voter turnout was a low 11 …

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