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Canada’s privacy commissioner has opened an online discussion on deep packet inspection, a technology that allows internet service providers to intercept and examine information being sent over the internet.

The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission on Tuesday launched an online consultation on the traffic management practices of internet service providers, allowing Canadians until the end of April to voice their opinion on the issue of “net neutrality.”

A new service unveiled this week that allows streaming of video games over the web could pit consumers against internet service providers over the issue of download limits, already a hot issue in both Canada and the United States.

A controversial law that would have forced internet service providers in New Zealand to cut off service to repeat copyright violators will not come into force this week as scheduled, the government announced Monday.

Cable and internet service providers Rogers and Shaw told a CRTC hearing Tuesday they were strongly against proposals to impose levies on ISPs to support Canadian content online.