Burning New Media Business Issues   Michael Hennessy Member of the TELUS Team Banff, Alberta II June 2008
A Friendly Future for New Media   <ul><li>No content regulation of the Internet.  It is already a hotbed of innovation and...
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Michael Hennessy from TELUS outlines ten points that would move us towards a stronger & healthier internet.

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  1. 1. Burning New Media Business Issues Michael Hennessy Member of the TELUS Team Banff, Alberta II June 2008
  2. 2. A Friendly Future for New Media <ul><li>No content regulation of the Internet.  It is already a hotbed of innovation and diversity .  </li></ul><ul><li>Approach innovative new media (Web 2.0 ) as global market opportunity </li></ul><ul><li>Funding of new media online and underlying applications should be part of an larger industrial strategy. </li></ul><ul><li>No new ISP tax on consumers for Canadian production fund.  </li></ul><ul><li>Government should match the BDU contribution to the CTF to fund new media </li></ul><ul><li>Allocate the revenues from the 700 MHz auction to a billion dollar fund for digital media industry from applications to content to networks  </li></ul><ul><li>A balanced approach to copyright to protect rights and enable fair use </li></ul><ul><li>Regulation must incent not stifle investment in Next Generation Networks. </li></ul><ul><li>Ensure consumer access to any legal content and allow multiple tiers of services. </li></ul><ul><li>The CRTC can intervene on complaints to ensure that ISPs provide broadband access without undue preference or disadvantage . </li></ul>

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