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Justin Trudeau: Don’t break the Internet

OpenMedia has signed onto an open letter to Justin Trudeau that voices concerns about recently tabled policies and regulations that threaten to harm the Internet, Canada's knowledge economy, and every individual in this country.
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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.

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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Stop C-10: NO CRTC regulation of user speech

The CRTC is about to be put in charge of every video, meme, and podcast we upload to the Internet. Message your MP to stop Bill C-10 now.
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CRTC Offers Far Too Little, Far Too Late in Stuttering Bid for More Cell Phone Competition

Penned by Tamir Israel from Samuelson-Glushko Canadian Internet Policy and Public Interest Clinic (CIPPIC), this deep dive into the April 15th CRTC MVNO decision outlines how the Commission’s regulatory solution offers slim hopes for Canada’s cell phone market.
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Setting the record straight: How the CRTC’s decision on MVNOs tanks cheaper cell phone prices

The CRTC made the decision rejecting full MVNOs to benefit Big Telecom — not you.
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Stop Bill C-10: Guilbeault’s media giant power grab

With a wink to his broadcasting-giant friends, Minister of Canadian Heritage Steven Guilbeault just tabled Bill C-10, a proposal to try and force 20th century broadcast regulations and taxes onto Internet streaming services.
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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.
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Stop Rogers from buying out Shaw!

If we don’t stop this disaster of a sale, fewer providers in the market will lead to these services getting even MORE expensive!

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