Posted by Diana Trusz on Wednesday, March 6, 2013 - 18:40
The 16th round of secretive Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations began this week. This extreme trade agreement could give media conglomerates more power to fine you for your Internet use and even terminate your access to the Internet. Our digital rights should not be traded in a secretive discussion that is not open to the public. Tell decision-makers to open up the TPP to public input now.
Article by Maira Sutton for Electronic Frontier Foundation:
The 16th round of negotiations over the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement (TPP) began in Singapore today Read more »
We've been seeing some enterprising members of our community using their creative talents to remix our infamous #ThingsBigTelecomSays video. In fact, check out the fantastic remix from thatcanadiantechguy below!
Remember when David Fuller, the Chief Marketing Officer for Telus, said Canadians don't want caps on their bills? Matt Buie, a B.C. man was hit with $22,000 in roaming fees from Fido. We need to take action to curb this bill shock.
Co-authored by Josh Tabish NOTE: This post was updated on March 8, 2013
There has been growing concern amongst many members of the pro-privacy community that the government’s new Bill C-55 has risen from the ashes of the costly, invasive, and warrantless online spying Bill C-30 that was formally withdrawn earlier this year.
Well, you can rest-assured that Bill C-55 is not Bill C-30 with a pretty new dress.
To refresh your memory on why Bill C-30 was so strongly opposed, here’s BCCLA Policy Director Micheal Vonn’s short and succinct summary of what was originally proposed in the bill: Read more »