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Gotta catch 'em all: The deep layers of Pokemon GO | Jul 20 2016 | Wayne MacPhail | At first blush Pokemon GO looks like a simple, engaging and remarkably social pastime. But below the surface are deep levels of complexity, intention and future prospects.
Web manosphere and revolt of the beta-men | Jul 17 2016 | Aoife Cooke | There's a geeky new sexism espoused by the gender-fluid generation says Irish journalist Angela Nagle.
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When worlds collide and boundaries bleed: Intersections between online and real life | Jul 13 2016 | Wayne MacPhail | Last week we witnessed two liminal moments in the space between the online and real worlds. In two very different ways, the edges bled beyond the boundary of one to the other.
Six ways to support the work of Black Lives Matter across Canada this week | Jul 10 2016 | Allies and community, let's keep the momentum going!
Québec is gambling with Internet censorship: What is Bill 74 and how can we kill it? | Jul 8 2016 | Meghan Sali | Blatant censorship of the Internet for financial gain.
U.S. Net Neutrality ruling sends a clear message to the CRTC | Jul 8 2016 | 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.
Digital media creates tumultuous environment for Canadian politics | Jul 7 2016 | Alex Marland | The news media landscape is changing. Rapidly. As digital media brings much good to the citizens how are the political elites using it to control the message?
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A guide to keeping the digital juice alive on vacation | Jul 6 2016 | Wayne MacPhail | When we head out on vacation with our smartphones, tablets, cameras and radios we find recharging them daily more challenging than keeping deer flies at bay. Here's advice about how to cope.
We can finally put an end to data caps -- but will the CRTC listen? | Jul 1 2016 | David Christopher, Digital Freedom Update | The CRTC recently announced a public consultation that represents the best chance in decades to finally give Canadians relief from oppressive data caps.
Five amazing groups who helped save hyperlinks for all of us | Jun 23 2016 | Ruth Coustick-Deal | Over 100 groups have come together to save the link. Here's what just five of them have been doing to make this campaign a huge success.
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Media studies present charts of doom for news industry | Jun 22 2016 | Wayne MacPhail | Last week was a week of media data porn, with the release of studies on media and media consumer behaviour. Unfortunately for the news business, the news is not good.
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The eyedropper and the leaky faucet: Rethinking the subscription model | Jun 15 2016 | Wayne MacPhail | Consumers are reaching peak subscription fatigue. We are much happier to give away money from an eyedropper than from a dripping tap we're afraid will never stop leaking.

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