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I know that Forrest Gump said "Stupid is as stupid does," but there's really no other word for what Verizon is doing with its much-heralded launch of YouTube video on cellphones. I mean, really. How much stupider could this get? The answer, to paraphrase Nigel Tufnel in Spinal Tap, is none -- none stupider. Fred…

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Am I the only one who is slightly gob-smacked at the amount of money that mobile television company MobiTV has collected in its recent round of financing? (Looks like Down The Avenue shares my amazement). Just months after getting a whopping $70-million -- which already seemed a little excessive -- the company has been handed…

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Call it an occupational hazard: being a regulator, the CRTC (the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission") tends to like to... well, regulate things. Satellite TV and satellite radio are good examples. Why do you have to buy a Canadian XM satellite radio box when the U.S. one receives all the U.S. and Canadian channels? Because…