Prog Blog’s Flickr Photostream Should Rogers be allowed to block us from watching Hockey Night online?

Big Telecom is running scared of cord-cutters – and is doing what it takes to block them from watching their favourite shows online. It looks like Rogers is even planning to block Canadians from watching Hockey Night online. They want to trap Canadians in expensive and outdated service plans – and they’re using their power and control to do so. It’s not too late to push back by telling decision-makers at the CRTC to put Canadians first when it comes to our digital future.

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Toronto Maple Leafs: America’s Team?

I don’t have much time for Don Cherry, Brian Burke or the Toronto Maple Leafs. I like even less Hockey Night in Canada whose warped coverage of hockey is not only bad TV but totally lacking in any real sense of perspective. Last night a panel of ‘experts’ reamed rookie Cody Hodgson over the coals for something some reporter alleged about the young player. The panel acted as if the allegation was