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You made it happen: Your outrage at government’s coziness with Big Telecom on full display

OpenMedia’s mobile billboard ads are circling Parliament, the CRTC, and the Toronto International Film Festival — all ramping up our relentless pressure on the federal government to fix Canada’s Internet.
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Minister Bains just undermined Canada’s best chance for affordable Internet

The government's August 15 decision sided with Big Telecom over Canadians, and we're already seeing Internet bills going up.
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What’s wrong with a Streaming Tax? (an FAQ)

Common questions and answers on the streaming tax – AKA the Netflix Tax – from OpenMedia’s community
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Facial recognition technology is one of the most racist weapons in the police arsenal

So long as the police are using it, surveillance tech like facial recognition is helping to power systemic racism.
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11 things Canada should do now to close the Digital Divide for good

Our brief to Parliament’s INDU committee calls on the Canadian government to bridge the vital gap in Internet access as quickly and permanently as possible, and to protect our fundamental rights & freedoms as they weigh technologies to address the pandemic.
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How to Protect Your Privacy On Your Pokémon Journey

Pokémon Go is sweeping the globe, but what is it doing with your data?
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U.S. Net Neutrality ruling sends a clear message to the CRTC

June’s ‘open Internet’ win in the United States may be a sign of what’s to come for the CRTC’s Net Neutrality review.
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Data Caps and Overage Fees: What ISPs Aren’t Telling You

Telecom companies are keeping Canadians on a short leash when it comes to data caps.
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Cell phone bills already going up as Bell-MTS takeover awaits approval

Two weeks after Bell announced their intentions to take over Manitoba’s fourth carrier, Rogers has raised rates.
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I’m an MTS customer and my bill is about to go up

When I read the news of Bell buying MTS I felt my wallet shudder.

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