Mark Atwood (fallenpegasus) wrote,
Mark Atwood
fallenpegasus

I'm in Toronto, but am I "working" in Toronto?

After I got off the plane in Toronto, I had to waste my time dealing with a pair of Canadian Immigration officers while they tried to decide what to do with me, and whether I needed to purchase a work permit or not. They finally decided not.

The distributed locationless internet-enabled model is colliding hard with the old regime of labor immigration and work visas.
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