News of Note—Bell Canada, IBM, Quantum and more

august 8 2017

> Several of Canada's largest telecom and entertainment companies, including Bell Canada and Cineplex, are behind a campaign to pressure the government into creating a new system for blocking websites accused of piracy. Huffington Post article

> Quantum announced that Rook, the open source project it initiated just over a year ago, has gained significant support in the developer community and continues to deliver against significant key enterprise feature requirements as the project progresses. Release

> Megaport now provides direct, secure connectivity to IBM Cloud. Release

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> HIMSS Analytics found that 55.2% of rural health care executives would prioritize telemedicine, followed by security at 47.9%. Healthcare IT News

> Gladius, a blockchain startup, forecasts that DDoS attacks will cause $150 billion worth of damage in 2017. CSO article