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Government must release submissions to harmful content online consultation

Civil society groups and academics demand public response from federal government to submissions to harmful content consultation
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OpenMedia’s response to the Federal Government’s ‘harmful content’ consultation

Our submission to the department of Canadian Heritage explains what they have wrong in dealing with ‘online harms’, and how to fix it.
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A First Look at Canada’s Harmful Content proposal

What’s proposed in the government’s harmful content consultation, and where it falls down.

Open letter: Defer consultations on the Internet until after the election

Academic experts and civil society are calling on government to defer several open consultations on the future of the Internet until after a new government is formed.
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Thousands of OpenMedia community members just stood up to defend Canada’s Internet from website blocking!

The May 27 Day of Action saw over 2500 comments sent to the government in a single day, for a total of 14,000 by the consultation deadline.
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The reboot no one asked for: Trudeau is reviving “FairPlay”, Bell’s failed website blocking plan

The CRTC rejected a Bell-backed coalition’s website blocking proposal in 2018 after massive public outcry. Now, the federal government is bringing it back — and putting our online freedoms on the line.
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Beyond C-10: Inside the government’s plan to suspend Internet users and block website access

On top of Bill C-10, Canada’s government is trying to give itself sweeping censorship powers to shut off access to parts of the web.
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Tips for protest safety during the pandemic

Are you considering attending one of the ongoing protests against racial injustice? OpenMedia has put together tips on doing so as safely and securely as you can.
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What does a Liberal minority government mean for Canada’s Internet?

The verdict of the election is here. So what is going to happen to the future of digital policy in Canada?
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Let’s Bring Net Neutrality Back For Good!

Today is the anniversary of the FCC’s repeal of Net Neutrality and we need to make sure we do everything we can to bring back these important protections for the open Internet.

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