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Why the Crull controversy is a symptom of Bell Media's bad bundles bet | Mar 27 2015 | Michael Geist | The furor over Bell Media President Kevin Crull's banning of CRTC Chair Jean Pierre Blais from CTV news coverage following the pick-and-pay decision made for a remarkable news day yesterday.
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Tapping on the window of invisible touch | Mar 25 2015 | Wayne MacPhail | The transmitted haptic sensations available in the upcoming Apple Watch bring, literally, high touch to high tech. And they open the door to some fascinating futures.
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I am the 1%: How tech nerds can save the world | Mar 18 2015 | Wayne MacPhail | I line up for smartphones on launch day. I listen to gadget podcasts. I know the speed of my SSD drive. I am the one per cent. That is‚ the one per cent of people who are tech nerds.
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Watch this: Apple delivers a smartwatch with function and style | Mar 11 2015 | Wayne MacPhail | After months of speculation, Apple's Watch is finally on the catwalk and ready for its closeup. Although Apple has always been about elegance, now it's about elegance, fashion and actions.
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Meerkat | Mar 11 2015 | expand number of people watching your events on twitter
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Payphones are still needed in Canada | Mar 5 2015 | Celia Sankar | CRTC wants to give the go ahead to telephone companies to rip out the last payphones in Canada. But wait. What about universal access?
Hope springs municipal: How small towns are driving Canada's digital future | Mar 4 2015 | Cynthia Khoo, Digital Freedom Update, Steve Anderson | Communities across Canada are leading the way when it comes to Internet access, through the development of municipal broadband networks which recognize that Internet access is an essential service.
Meghan Sali wants to take your voices to Ottawa. Lend her your words | Mar 3 2015 | Eva Prkachin | Our own Meghan Sali has been invited to present the pro-Internet community’s concerns about the government's new anti-privacy Bill S-4. What should she say?
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Three disastrous privacy consequences of Bill C-51 | Feb 20 2015 | Michael Geist | The Conservatives and Liberals seems content to stick to breezy talking points instead of working towards an actual solution to provide better safeguards against security threats.
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Harper equates fighting terrorism with mass surveillance | Feb 10 2015 | John Saigle | The Harper government is fighting the threat of terrorism by mass Internet surveillance on all citizens. What's wrong with this picture?
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Finally you can tell rabble.ca what you think. As long as you sign up to a third-party data mining service. | Feb 8 2015 | Bob Chandler | Recently rabble.ca outsourced web comments to the Disqus web commenting service. Here's why that's a big problem for your privacy and for Rabble
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Back by popular demand: Net neutrality | Feb 5 2015 | Amy Goodman | Net neutrality: The Internet's protection against discrimination.

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Supreme Court defends Internet privacy, forcing government to rethink Bills
In a unanimous decision the court has given a strong endorsement of Internet privacy, underscoring the importance of privacy for subscriber information, the right to anonymity and more.

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