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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
Manual which outlines tech tools for activists | Nov 23 2016 | Open source and free software to communicate securely online
U.K. employment tribunal rules in favour of Uber drivers | Nov 22 2016 | Redeye Collective | A panel of judges in the U.K. say Uber has to pay its drivers a national living wage and give them holiday pay, in their ruling on a case brought by two Uber drivers in London.
Bill C-51: Canadians won't accept tinkering at the margins | Nov 17 2016 | Victoria Henry | Our own Victoria Henry argues that Canadians deserve better than Bill C-51 -- we deserve our privacy back.
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Email your MEP: It's time to talk 'Save the Link' | Nov 16 2016 | 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.
'Listen to Canadians, aim higher for Canada, and protect innovation for all' -- OpenMedia at today's #EndDataCaps CRTC hearings | Nov 4 2016 | 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!
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Tortoise meets hare in new product releases from Microsoft and Apple | Nov 2 2016 | Wayne MacPhail | Last week both Microsoft and Apple released new input devices: a puck and a bar. We'll see if the tortoise beats the hare or the puck trumps the bar in the years ahead.
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Ursula Franklin (1921-2016): Imagining a world of technology where people and nature matter | Nov 1 2016 | Mel Watkins | Mel Watkins pays tribute to a mammoth figure in the study of technology, Urusula Franklin, who passed away earlier this year.
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Is the government about to make the Internet even more expensive for all Canadians? | Nov 1 2016 | David Christopher, Digital Freedom Update | Canadian Heritage Minister Melanie Joly is considering adding a new ISP tax to the monthly bills of Canada's Internet subscribers, which will make Internet access even more expensive.

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