Category website blocking
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.
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.
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.
We took your voices to Parliament: Copyright edition
Last week, we brought your voices straight to the parliamentary committee reviewing the Copyright Act in Ottawa. Thank you for speaking out! Here's the lowdown.
We’ve Been Invited to Testify on Copyright: Let’s Bring Your Voices Straight to the Government!
The committee reviewing Canada’s copyright laws has invited us to testify in Ottawa. What should we bring to the table? We want to hear from you!
Let’s Talk Copyright to Bring Canada’s Copyright Rules Up to Speed With the Digital Era
A rare opportunity to shape Canada’s copyright regime is right before us. Here’s how we can seize it to shape the rules by and for the people in the digital era.
Against website blocking: What OpenMedia submitted to the CRTC
We filed a substantive policy submission as well as more than 82K individual submissions from Canadians. Thank you for speaking up!
62 Professions Harmed by Content Filtering
I delivered your voices on content filtering and the Link Tax to key MEPs in Brussels last week. Here’s the rundown.
Germany Goes Pro-Censorship Machines
Germany has published their position on Article 13 — the EU proposal for censorship machines, completely disregarding evidence about content filters and public opposition to this proposal.
Thanks to you, our #DontCensor billboard is now up in Toronto!
Just in time for the day of action to protest Bell coalition’s website blocking plan, our #DontCensor billboard is now up in Toronto. Once again, this would have not been possible without the support of our community — thank you!
Feb. 28 is the Day of Action against a Bell-led censorship initiative — join us!
Mark the date on your calendars — on February 28 Canadians across the country are coming together to protest Bell coalition's website blocking plan. Here’s how you can participate.
Opposition mounts to Bell coalition’s website blocking plan
Thousands of Canadians are expressing their opposition to Bell coalition's overreaching website blocking plan.
Will Canada Pass a SOPA-like Proposal? Canadian Media Companies Hope So
Our friends at Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) break down why Bell coalition's SOPA-like website blocking plan is deeply flawed:
The CRTC must reject new overreaching Internet censorship proposal
Bell-led coalition proposes government-backed website blocking system that advocates warn will harm consumers and free expression online
Bell Canada: weaponizing copyright
We thought we'd seen it all, but Bell has pitched an outrageous proposal to protect its outdated model and censor the Internet... Through NAFTA
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