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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 July 8
Meghan Sali | Blatant censorship of the Internet for financial gain.
Blog - Open Media's blog June 23
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.
Blog - Open Media's blog June 21
Marie Aspiazu | VPD admitted it doesn't have the device, but recent revelations on RCMP use of Stingrays raise doubts on whether these devices have been used by other law enforcement agencies.
Blog - Open Media's blog April 13
Laura Tribe | Our complaint has triggered a federal investigation into this secretive spying technology.
Blog - Open Media's blog February 26
David Christopher | Minister Goodale's plan to adopt the U.K.'s model of spy agency oversight leaves a lot of key questions unanswered.
Blog - Open Media's blog January 26
Laura Tribe | The security of the Internet as we know it is based on encryption -- so why are authorities trying to break it?
Blog - Open Media's blog January 25
David Christopher | Canada's Parliament is back in session, and MPs have a number of crucial digital rights issues on their plate.
Blog - Open Media's blog November 26
Laura Tribe | The RCMP should not violate Canadians' privacy rights and apply for a warrant to access Canadians' personal information.
Blog - Open Media's blog November 10
Laura Tribe | The new government should consult widely before introducing its proposed reforms.
Blog - Open Media's blog November 4
David Christopher | Here's a quick guide to some of those key ministers, and the key digital rights issues they're responsible for -- we'll be hearing these names a lot over the next four years.
Blog - Open Media's blog September 30
David Christopher | In an open letter published yesterday by a group of 175 Canadian artists led by renowned author Margaret Atwood, it's clear that creativity and the arts are now also under attack from Bill C-51.
Blog - Open Media's blog August 27
David Christopher | OpenMedia wants to hear from Canadians -- how would you rate the political parties on delivering privacy, affordable access, and free expression?
Blog - Open Media's blog August 12
David Christopher | Canada's 2015 federal election is shaping up to be a decisive contest, with Canadians' fundamental freedoms on the line.
Blog - Open Media's blog July 1
David Christopher | How do you feel about your personal contact information being available on the Internet? Large media conglomerates could undermine the privacy of almost anyone who purchases a domain name.
Blog - Open Media's blog June 18
Laura Tribe | Canadians pay some of the highest telecom prices in the industrialized world.
Blog - Open Media's blog May 15
David Christopher | Next Wednesday we're launching a crowdsourced pro-privacy action plan packed with positive ideas about how to stop out-of-control surveillance, roll back Bill C-51, and restore our privacy rights.
Blog - Open Media's blog May 6
Soledad Vega | Despite today's House of Commons vote, this fight is far from over.
Blog - Open Media's blog April 27
David Christopher | Over 100 businesses, large and small, have joined the over 200,000 Canadians speaking out to #StopC51.
Blog - Open Media's blog April 2
Eva Prkachin | We're going to make sure Bill C-51 gets scrapped. Join our Thunderclap to lend a hand.
Blog - Open Media's blog March 30
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Eva Prkachin | We're flipping the script on a secret police bill the government is recklessly forcing through Parliament. Lend us your words.
Blog - Open Media's blog March 16
Eva Prkachin | We don't even know where to start on the number of problems with Bill C-51. Lend us your words so we can have the biggest impact.
Blog - Open Media's blog March 3
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?
Blog - Open Media's blog January 29
Eva Prkachin | Law-abiding Internet users who use popular and file-hosting services are now finding themselves under the government's microscope.
Blog - Open Media's blog January 22
Eva Prkachin | The Liberals disappointed millions of Canadians when they voted for Online Spying Bill C-13, after speaking out against it.
Blog - Open Media's blog January 16
Eva Prkachin | The Internet faced a cavalcade of threats in 2014 -- here’s how we fought back and won together.
Blog - Open Media's blog January 12
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Eva Prkachin | If the first two weeks of January are any indication, it’s going to be a busy year for the open Internet.
Blog - Open Media's blog January 7
Eva Prkachin | The government announced a $9 million initiative to help Internet users get around online censorship. We applaud the program, but Canadians are still concerned about censorship at home.
Blog - Open Media's blog December 17
Eva Prkachin | Leaked emails reveal that Sony, the MPAA, and other large studios are concocting a plan to censor the Internet.
Blog - Open Media's blog December 11
Meghan Sali | Our own Meghan Sali is headed to Washington, D.C. to tell Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiators what Internet users think about rules for sharing and collaborating online.
Blog - Open Media's blog November 24
David Christopher | Canadians from coast to coast have been writing letters to their local papers, letting politicians know that we don't want increased online surveillance.