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What’s wrong with a Streaming Tax? (an FAQ)

Common questions and answers on the streaming tax – AKA the Netflix Tax – from OpenMedia’s community
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Take back your data from Clearview AI!

Clearview AI is a facial recognition technology company that scrapes the Internet for publicly available images of faces, breaking terms of service agreements, and violating our basic privacy rights.
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Support the bill to ban facial recognition in the US

A new bill has been introduced that would prohibit law enforcement from using facial recognition technology, across the entire U.S. Take action to stop it!
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Your pandemic Internet story is needed to fix Canada’s Broadband Crisis

It’s been more than 40 days since Rural Economic Development Minister Monsef said applications for Internet connectivity funding would open. So far, no one’s seen a dime. Share how bad connectivity has affected you during COVID-19 and read others’ stories. Let’s put some pressure on Monsef to get Canada connected.
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Facial recognition technology is one of the most racist weapons in the police arsenal

So long as the police are using it, surveillance tech like facial recognition is helping to power systemic racism.
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Ban Police Use of Facial Recognition in Canada

Sign the petition to ban the police use of facial recognition technology in Canada!
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Stop EARN IT, the anti-encryption bill

The EARN IT act is an attack on encryption in disguise. It’s now up for a vote in the Senate, and if we don’t act swiftly it could be voted in imminently.
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Fight the Link Tax in Canada!

Tell Minister Guilbeault to kill the Netflix Tax and Link Tax NOW!
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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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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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