Grassroots transport action, Shaw UBB

Apr. 26, 2011 -- Grassroots transport action tomorrow in Vancouver and Montebello. Cookies and data breach plans in the UK.

Air Canada’s plan to shake things up by launching yet another discount airline
Macleans, Chris Sorensen, April 25, 2011

Transport Action BC AGM Wed Apr 27
Guest speaker Stephen Reese will talk transit and land use.

Shaw hints at UBB strategy
Matt Hartley, Financial Post · Apr. 26, 2011
One of Canada's largest Internet providers appears to be planning a move toward a metered pricing model for Web access, a move that has drawn swift condemnation from critics of so-called usage-based billing practices.

The United States faces a crisis not seen since the Depression
The poisonous atmosphere surrounding the role of the state and taxation allows no realistic budget bargaining
The Observer, Will Hutton, Apr. 24, 2011

UK acts to regulate cookies 
JDSupra, Duane Morris LLP, Apr. 20  
The United Kingdom government announced on 15 April 2011, its response to its consultation on new laws for Web cookies and e-commerce. The response is 75 pages long with further appendices attached. The consultation was triggered by a new European Union directive (the E-Privacy Directive (2009/136/EC)  introduced at the end of 2009. That new Directive means that each of the 27 EU member states need to update their laws to deal with issues like cookies and security breach reporting by 25 May 2011.