Your news links for today: Dark Clouds Over the Internet – New York Times Surprise! The NSA Is Still Spying On You – Gizmodo UK ISP boss points out massive technical flaws in Investigatory Powe… . . . → Read More: OpenMedia.ca: Your Daily Digital Digest for Tuesday, December 1, 2015
Today is #GivingTuesday, a special day when the Internet community gives back by supporting changemakers around the world. Here at OpenMedia, we’re committed to fighting for the open Internet . . . → Read More: OpenMedia.ca: #GivingTuesday: Give back to the Internet you love
We’ve been campaigning for months against the benign-sounding “ancillary copyright”, or what we like to call the ‘link tax’. The tl;dr of how the law works as it’s cur… . . . → Read More: OpenMedia.ca: Five reasons why the link tax is still a bad idea
The #TPP poses a grave threat to our basic rights to access information and express ourselves on the web. And it will cost us billions of dollars. Tell Trudeau to reject the T… . . . → Read More: OpenMedia.ca: Digital Journal: TPP analysis reveals many disadvantages for Canadian business
Your news links for today: NSA to shut down bulk phone surveillance program by Sunday – Reuters The NSA’s bulk metadata collection authority just expired. What now? – The Guardian The NSA’s Bul… . . . → Read More: OpenMedia.ca: Your Daily Digital Digest for Monday, November 30, 2015
ICYMI: The Mounties want warrantless Internet snooping, again. Article by Michael Morris for iPolitics The Mounties may always get their man, but they shouldn’t always get what they ask … . . . → Read More: OpenMedia.ca: iPolitics: The RCMP wants more online surveillance power. We should say no.
In response to an article in The Globe and Mail this week discussing the need for increased surveillance, a group of organizations focused on privacy and have responded with a letter, published today. Capacity to intrude Re: Pointing fingers … . . . → Read More: OpenMedia.ca: The Globe and Mail: Organizations respond to calls for increased surveillance
Your news links for today: Glenn Greenwald: Why the CIA is smearing Edward Snowden after the Paris attacks – LA Times New ATIP documents from CSE intranet – Bill Robinson Lazy Encryption Practi… . . . → Read More: OpenMedia.ca: Your Daily Digital Digest for Thursday, November 26, 2015
Must read: The free flow of information that journalist Hossein Derakhshan spent years in an Iranian jail for is dying. vHelp us #SaveTheLink: http://SaveTheLink.org Articl… . . . → Read More: OpenMedia.ca: Death of Hyperlink: The Aftermath
Your news links for today: The internet is in crisis – The Next Web Terrorist attacks: Mass surveillance is the problem, not the solution – Ars Technica What’s the Evidence Mass Surveillance … . . . → Read More: OpenMedia.ca: Your Daily Digital Digest for Wednesday, November 25, 2015
Canadians don’t need to resign their privacy rights to feel safe. The recent events in Europe point to the urgent need to address C-51 and the inadequacies of Canadian oversight, while strking … . . . → Read More: OpenMedia.ca: Toronto Star: Paris attacks put Canada’s Internet privacy laws at risk: Geist
It’s been a busy month for digital policy initiatives at the European Commission. If you can believe it, they’re actually running six simultaneous public consultations on digital polici… . . . → Read More: OpenMedia.ca: EU Consultation woes: is this thing on?
We all hate those daily telemarketing calls. What’s the CRTC doing to protect consumers? Not much, apparently. Article by Jonathan Ore for CBC News The CRTC published a list on Friday… . . . → Read More: OpenMedia.ca: CRTC’s options to filter unwanted phone calls lacking: critic
When it comes to Canada’s position on the TPP, we hear too often people confusing the the implications of reaching an agreement-in-principle, signing the text, and ratifying the deal. Digital p… . . . → Read More: OpenMedia.ca: Geist: Signing vs. Ratifying: Unpacking the Canadian Government Position on the TPP
Your news links for today: Signing vs. Ratifying: Unpacking the Canadian Government Position on the TPP – Michael Geist Paris attacks put Canada’s Internet privacy laws at risk: Geist – Toronto… . . . → Read More: OpenMedia.ca: Your Daily Digital Digest for Tuesday, November 24, 2015
Last week, OpenMedia joined a huge coalition of groups protesting the TPP in Washington, DC. The call to action, issued by FlushTheTPP brought together organizations and individuals from across … . . . → Read More: OpenMedia.ca: OpenMedia and the TPP: taking the fight to D.C.
Your news links for today: Homeland Security chair: ‘Biggest threat today’ is terrorists using encryption – The Hill Apple, Google, Facebook and Microsoft warn weaker encryption makes the b… . . . → Read More: OpenMedia.ca: Your Daily Digital Digest for Monday, November 23, 2015
The recent attacks in Paris, Beirut, and Mali have left the world shaken. Here at OpenMedia, as elsewhere, it’s been an emotional time, as we worry about our friends overseas going through tra… . . . → Read More: OpenMedia.ca: Civil society calls on Trudeau to talk to Canadians about C-51
Bell Canada (BCE Inc.) is rolling the dice on a political gamble that, if successful, will mean the death of affordable Internet access for Canadian households and businesses. On October 21, The… . . . → Read More: OpenMedia.ca: Bell is lobbying the Canadian government for a “free pass” from new customer protection rules
Now that the TPP deal is out, it’s time for an open debate. Article by PressProgress What the heck is going on with the Trans-Pacific Partnership? Do you know? If you thought Can… . . . → Read More: OpenMedia.ca: Press Progress: Will Canada actually have a "full and open" debate on the Trans-Pacific Partnership?