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A small fight with a BIG win: Blocking the use of CCTV cameras in Vancouver

OpenMedia was proud to contribute to stopping a dangerous proposal to create a publicly-funded network of police CCTV cameras.
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How the federal government failed to protect our mobility data

Instead of keeping its promise to strengthen Canada’s privacy laws, the federal government is taking advantage of our system’s weaknesses.
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Our location data: What we know now

What we’ve learned one week into testimony about the government’s use of cell phone tracking during COVID-19.
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Our Location Data: Three Essential Questions for the Ethics Committee

Parliament’s ethics committee is investigating the use of our location data by the federal government. Here are our top three questions we need answers to, and why.
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Telus Gave Your Location Data to the Feds. Now what?

Our privacy laws failed to protect us. Find out why more than 10,000 people are demanding new privacy rights from Justin Trudeau.
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Message to Higher Education: Trust Students, not Pandemic Profiteers

If we’re going to overcome this pandemic, our public institutions need to reject the rhetoric of mistrust by disowning the remote proctoring companies that profit off misfortune.

Stop Facial Recognition: Submission to British Columbia’s Police Act Review

In the hands of the police, facial recognition technology brings us one step closer to a full surveillance state.
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The First Police Moratorium on Facial Recognition in Canada

The Vancouver Police Department announced a moratorium on facial recognition technology after a complaint was filed by OpenMedia.
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Survey Results: The Privacy Act in Canada

The OpenMedia community rallied together to make our voices heard about the importance of privacy protections in the public sector.

OpenMedia works to keep the Internet open, affordable, and surveillance-free. We create community-driven campaigns to engage, educate, and empower people to safeguard the Internet.

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