OpenMedia.ca: Voting in CIRA’s 2015 Election will help shape the future of Canada’s Internet

It’s that time again! Some of you may not know this already, but Canada’s Internet is democratically governed. The Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) is a non-profit organization that manages the dot-ca (.ca) registry and addresses many of the day-to-day challenges facing Internet governance in Canada. Now, CIRA holds regular elections and, just like electing ...

OpenMedia.ca: Measure the health of Canada’s Internet and… win an awesome gaming rig?

Over the past couple months, our small team at OpenMedia has been helping get the word out on a big project designed to measure the health of Canada’s Internet: CIRA’s Internet Performance Tool. But today, our friends at CIRA (Canadian Internet Registration Authority) have partnered with NCIX, a major Canadian retailer of computer components, to ...

OpenMedia.ca: Today we are hosting a Social Media Town Hall on the state of Canada’s Internet. Join us!

A Q&A About the Future of Canada’s Internet Today we have assembled an all-star cast of Canadian Internet experts and innovators (see below) to answer your questions about Canada’s Internet! A new tool has just launched to take the pulse of Canada’s Internet and we want to talk about the future of the net. Our ...

OpenMedia.ca: How fast is your Internet? We’re helping launch a new open source Internet Performance Test

By collaborating with our community, volunteers, and different partners around the world, we get to do a lot of cool things here at OpenMedia. But today’s launch is one of our most exciting yet. We’re collaborating with experts at the Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) to launch a new open source Internet Performance Test that ...

OpenMedia.ca: Great new members elected to CIRA!

Last week we encouraged you all to vote in the 2012 CIRA Board of Directors election, to ensure that the five seats up for grabs would be filled by candidates who will push for improvements in Canadian digital policy. The Canadian Internet Registration Authority (or CIRA), is a non-profit organization that manages the dot-ca registry ...

somecanuckchick dot com: On SOPA + PIPA + [Un]Lawful Access…

Millions of internet users and entrepreneurs already opposed the Stop Online Piracy Act and the PROTECT IP Act (aka SOPA and PIPA), including Google. Why NO SOPA? In case you missed it, somecanuckchick dot com went dark — along with thousands of others — on January 18, 2012 to protest SOPA and PIPA. I believe that ...