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Community WIN: the Universal Broadband Fund is (finally) here!

We spoke up in numbers too big for Canada’s government to ignore.
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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 just finished 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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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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You saved the .ORG domain!

The OpenMedia community rallied together and helped save the .ORG domain registry from being sold to a private equity firm, protecting the interests of non-profits and charities.
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Joint civil society statement: States use of digital surveillance technologies to fight pandemic must respect human rights

Today, OpenMedia joined 105 organizations calling on governments to ensure the digital technologies being used to aid the efforts to contain COVID-19 are implemented strictly within a framework that respects human rights in Canada and around the world.
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Social distancing is reinforcing Canada’s digital divide

This article was originally published by Rabble.ca
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Good news: Privacy wins in Statistics Canada case

Following a privacy investigation, Statistics Canada’s proposed collection of sensitive financial data has been shelved. But we need long-overdue updates to our privacy laws to make sure we’re protected in the future.
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How are Internet Service Providers responding to the COVID-19 crisis?

ISPs are playing a key role as millions of people stay at home
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The BTL…What? What is the BTLR report and what it means for the future of our Internet

The report grants the CRTC far-reaching powers over media, but fails to provide systemic solutions to the issue of telecom affordability and access.

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