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Everything you need to know about data brokers

For data brokers, being unseen is part of the strategy. So we’re shining a light on the dangerous economy of selling YOUR data.
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#InternetSOS: OpenMedia’s 2021 Election Platform for our Internet

Canada's Internet is trapped in dangerously lobbyist-infested waters. Our 2021 election platform lays out a plan for getting back on course.
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NAFTA and the OpenMedia community: The story so far

Canada has signed a new NAFTA agreement, now known as the USMCA. Here’s how the story unfolded from the beginning and how the OpenMedia community was involved throughout the process so far.
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NAFTA 2.0 and Digital Rights: The Good, The Bad and The Worst

Last week Canada signed a rebranded NAFTA deal after months of suspense and secretive negotiations. But what does the deal mean for the Internet? Here’s the lowdown.
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Civil society groups are calling on Canadian government to release NAFTA public consultation results

11 organizations urge the federal government to release over 45,000 NAFTA public consultation submissions and fulfil its promises of transparency.
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Civil society urges trade decision-makers to consider the impacts of NAFTA on digital rights

Organizations from Mexico, Canada and the United States highlight the need for increased transparency and urge the exclusion of intellectual property provisions
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NAFTA renegotiation could undermine Canada’s digital freedoms

An imminent renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) raises big concerns in the Canadian digital rights sphere, including the undermining of our stronger privacy, net neutrality and intellectual property policies.
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Source Code: News Links for Digital Rights

My go-to links for digital rights news.
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How Canadians can ensure we never repeat the mistakes of the TPP

Writing for Common Ground magazine and Rabble.ca, our own Meghan Sali argues that our Let’s Talk TPP Citizens’ Report shows that Canadians cannot support trade deals made in secret.
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Defending human rights in the technological environment: A powerful piece from Derechos Digitales

Digital rights are crucial in these turbulent times. Our friends at Derechos Digitales do a great job explaining why.​
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It’s here! Our TPP Citizens’ Report explores how we can rebuild public trust in trade processes

Our Let’s Talk TPP Citizens’ Report is finally here! Check out the full report and use our tool to send it to your MP.
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Letter to the community: Standing together in the face of adversity

In the wake of recent events, we thought it was time to check in. Here’s a letter to our community from our Executive Director Laura Tribe. Let us know what you think in the comments below!
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Digital rights privilege problem: How trying to reach everyone becomes exclusive

Our Ruth Coustick-Deal discusses the need to make a conscious and deliberate effort to make digital rights campaigning more inclusive to ensure all voices, especially those of minorities, are reflected in our work. If you have any suggestions of how our organization can better address this issue, please drop us a comment below!
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Thank you Digital Action Team! 5 amazing things you’ve recently accomplished

Get a glimpse of what our Digital Action Team has been working on at OpenMedia in our new blog series.
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What does Brexit mean for digital rights in the UK?

Now that the UK has voted to leave the EU in a national referendum, what’s next for digital rights?
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Help shape the future of our weekly Internet Insider

Have you ever heard of our Internet Insider? It's OpenMedia's weekly newsletter with an overview of relevant digital rights news and what our team has been up to behind the scenes. We are currently redesigning what we think to be a useful resource that just hasn't gotten the attention it deserves, so first, we need your feedback! 
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Letter to the community: How OpenMedia is changing to face the challenges (and opportunities) of 2016

Ever wondered how OpenMedia got started? Our founder Steve Anderson looks back at our roots, and provides an important update on how our team is changing to meet the challenges ahead.
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The TPP was just signed. Here’s our plan to fight back.

The final battle against the TPP begins. This is how you can help us stop it.
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5 big challenges for our digital rights in 2016

Looking ahead to 2016, one thing is clear: challenges to our digital rights are set to intensify.
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Looking back at 2015: our biggest wins, and the challenges yet to come

2015 was the busiest year in our young organization’s history. Check out what our community achieved together!

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