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Open Media's blog

[url=https://openmedia.org/]OpenMedia[/url] works to keep the Internet open, affordable, and surveillance-free. We create community-driven campaigns to engage, educate and empower people to safeguard the Internet. Follow us on Twitter [url=https://twitter.com/OpenMediaOrg]@OpenMediaOrg[/url].

Blog - Open Media's blog November 16
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Ruth Coustick-Deal | The link is under attack. But right now it’s in the hands of elected representatives that have the chance to stop it and you can tell them directly why they need to Save the Link.
Blog - Open Media's blog November 4
Aleks Besan | Today, with support from 55,000 of you, OpenMedia testified at crucial CRTC hearings, and called on them to End Data Caps. Here's what happened!
Blog - Open Media's blog November 2
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Victoria Henry | Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale is asking for your feedback in an online discussion -- let's make sure we speak out!
Blog - Open Media's blog November 1
Meghan Sali | Your OpenMedia team met with top officials at Public Safety Canada about Bill C-51 -- and we had lots to say!
Blog - Open Media's blog October 21
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Marie Aspiazu | As the public hearings on the unpopular Bill C-51 culminate in Halifax tonight, let's look back at how the consultations unfolded throughout the week, and where we go next
Blog - Open Media's blog October 21
Cynthia Khoo | Learn more about the ongoing legal battles between Big Media giant Bell and VMedia, offering an innovative new online TV service. It's time for the law to catch up with the digital era.
Blog - Open Media's blog October 20
Marie Aspiazu | The clock is ticking as the government's public consultations on the TPP close on October 31, so it’s never been more important that all Canadians stand together to knock down the worst trade deal
Blog - Open Media's blog October 20
Marie Aspiazu | OpenMedia's Executive Director testified at yesterday's C-51 public hearings in Vancouver on behalf of 300,000+ Canadians who have spoken out against the unpopular Harper legislation.
Blog - Open Media's blog October 12
David Christopher | With your help, we've just launched a powerful new tool to get Canadian voices on the public record against Bill C-51.
Blog - Open Media's blog October 1
Meghan Sali | Without an exception for nonprofits, monitoring and filtering provisions in the EU Commission's new copyright law would bankrupt some of our favourite services -- like Wikipedia
Blog - Open Media's blog September 29
Katy Anderson | Make their #2016 effort pay off (so they do it again) -- weigh in on the online forum now, all while speaking out against differential pricing.
Blog - Open Media's blog September 28
Meghan Sali | Not only is OpenMedia defending your digital rights at the Supreme Court, but our work will help to eliminate cases of censorship-by-copyright online.
Blog - Open Media's blog September 22
Katy Anderson | With support from over 42,000 Canadians, we've just delivered a 43-page submission against data caps to the CRTC.
Blog - Open Media's blog September 21
Katy Anderson | Customers can now look forward to accessing high-speed fibre Internet from affordable indie providers, but some choices by the CRTC will limit the range of competitive options available to Canadians.
Blog - Open Media's blog September 16
Marie Aspiazu | An overdue promise has become a reality and we need everyone on board to ensure all Canadians can experience privacy and security online.
Blog - Open Media's blog September 15
Ruth Coustick-Deal | Commission submits "some of the worst copyright rules in the world" to the European Parliament, including unprecedented new Link Tax powers for publishing giants.
Blog - Open Media's blog September 15
Meghan Sali | Basing an overall decision on TPP on such a flawed and limited assessment would be "like buying a used car sight unseen."
Blog - Open Media's blog September 14
Laura Tribe | We're calling on Public Safety Minister Goodale to address this blatant violation of Canadians' Charter rights in the government
Blog - Open Media's blog September 14
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David Christopher | The Court of Justice of the European Union has ruled that it can be illegal for websites merely to link to copyrighted content, even if they don't host such content themselves.
Blog - Open Media's blog September 13
Meghan Sali | OpenMedia will be intervening in a landmark case at the Supreme Court of Canada -- defending the free expression of Internet users across the globe.
Blog - Open Media's blog September 13
David Christopher | Launched following pressure from over 300,000 Canadians, government consultation focuses more on concerns of police than needs of public.
Blog - Open Media's blog September 2
Ruth Coustick-Deal | A new leak from the European Commission lays out the not-so-specific details of the link tax law and other copyright reforms. And guess what? They only serve media industry giants.
Blog - Open Media's blog September 2
Ruth Coustick-Deal | The European Commission hasn't released the data that they say justifies the link tax. Where are your voices and their consultation response?
Blog - Open Media's blog September 2
Katy Anderson | Canada's CRTC will soon hold hearings on how best to protect the open Internet: today's new EU regulations set a positive example.
Blog - Open Media's blog September 1
Meghan Sali | People in Northern communities deserve internet access like the rest of us, but that's not why Bell is campaigning for it.
Blog - Open Media's blog August 26
Ruth Coustick-Deal | Recent leaked Impact Assessment shows the European Commission intend to push ahead with link tax and ignore public consultation process.
Blog - Open Media's blog August 23
Katy Anderson | Here in Canada, none of the Big Three wireless providers even offer unlimited data as an option -- and that's simply not fair. Now is the time to end data caps in Canada.
Blog - Open Media's blog August 22
Marie Aspiazu | As the TPP grows weaker in the U.S. major uncertainty revolves around its successful ratification. But is it too early to throw confetti? Let's take a look at where the 12 signatories stand.
Blog - Open Media's blog July 8
Erin Knight | June's "open Internet" win in the United States may be a sign of what's to come for the CRTC's Net Neutrality review.
Blog - Open Media's blog July 8
Meghan Sali | Blatant censorship of the Internet for financial gain.

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