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The robots are coming... for our jobs | Jan 18 2017 | Wayne MacPhail | When we think about robots, we worry that, like Transformers, they will be hulking, dangerous machines. But what if they are more subtle? What if they just steal our jobs?
Top 10 ways you helped save the Internet in 2016 | Jan 14 2017 | David Christopher | As we face the challenges of 2017, let's all be inspired by these amazing examples of how you helped save the Internet last year
Notice and what? Explaining the copyright 'Notice Trio' | Jan 11 2017 | Ruth Coustick-Deal | Notice and…takedown? Staydown? Notice? We explain what these phrases mean and why they're vital to the fight for free expression in 2017.
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Legislating against 'fake news' leads us down a path to censorship | Jan 10 2017 | Meghan Sali | The fake news phenomenon is taking over the airwaves. But what does "fake news" even mean? Is it possible to legislate against it without sending us down a censorship rabbit hole?
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AirPods are not just earphones -- they're a metaphor of the future | Jan 4 2017 | Wayne MacPhail | If all you do is consider AirPods earphones, you limit your ability to think expansively about what they could be, and what they presage.
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Why 2017 will be a make-or-break year for Internet freedom | Jan 2 2017 | David Christopher, Digital Freedom Update | 2017 is here, and it's clear it will be a make-or-break year for Internet freedom. Let's take a look at some of the big challenges ahead.
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The year in technology: Change is good-ish | Dec 14 2016 | Wayne MacPhail | A lot shifted in 2016 -- our perception of who we are, what we share, how smart we want our devices to be, and what truth and news really are. It was a little like waking up in a Black Mirror episode.
Image: Black Mirror
China's dystopian 'social credit' surveillance system could move to Canada | Dec 13 2016 | Kyle Curlew | China's "Social Credit System" pilot project aggregates a wide variety of data to rate citizens as desirable or undesirable. Canada is not exempt from this dystopian future.
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Trump's election should prompt Canada to rethink its complicity with U.S. mass surveillance | Dec 1 2016 | David Christopher, Digital Freedom Update | With Donald Trump's ascension to power imminent, Canada cannot afford to continue allowing government agencies to routinely hand over our private information to the U.S. government.
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rabble's 2016 gift guide for the nerds on your list | Nov 30 2016 | Wayne MacPhail | Once again it's time to buy gifts for the gadget nerd in your life. Whether it's dongles, headphones or micro controllers, Wayne MacPhail delivers sage advice this holiday season.
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Fake news is foolish but the consequences are real | Nov 23 2016 | Wayne MacPhail | When people of any political stripe let dogma defeat data and outrage quell common sense, there are consequences.
Manual with tech tools for activists | Nov 23 2016 | Open source and free software to communicate securely online

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British Columbia's social welfare software system is failing to fulfill its intended role, the B.C. Auditor General said in a report.

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