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Philip Lee | Understanding the behind-the-scenes of how the internet and digital technologies function, including issues of privacy, security, and surveillance, has to be a part of public education.
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Rick Salutin | There's good reason to be gloomy about tech. Yet here we are, (at least somewhat) saved by the tech. It surely wasn't the politicians, largely mediocre, with their mixed bags of MDs and generals.
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Cristina D'Amico | Ronald Deibert's "Reset" presents a chilling portrait of our current communications infrastructure, but his solution misses the mark.
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Rodrigo Samayoa, Digital Freedom Update | As we start a new year, let's look back at some of the highlights from 2019 and what is ahead for our digital rights.
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Marie Aspiazu, Digital Freedom Update | Big Telecom is fighting tooth and nail to reverse a landmark CRTC decision that already lowered internet prices in Canada. But we can still stop them.
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Philip Lee | About 96 per cent of Canadians are now connected to the internet, but a digital divide still exists.
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Lorenzo Vargas | Developed countries like Canada are in the midst of transition from 4G to 5G networks. And yet Canada still suffers from a digital divide.
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Marie Aspiazu, Digital Freedom Update | The verdict of the election is here. So what is going to happen to the future of digital policy in Canada?
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Marie Aspiazu | Back in August the CRTC significantly cut the rates for what Big Telecom can charge smaller providers for network access. A handful of smaller Internet service providers are already lowering prices.
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Maya Bhullar | People say online activism makes no difference or that the left can't meme. But the right has weaponized trolling to radicalize users. Can we stop feeding the trolls -- and actually organize online?
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Rodrigo Samayoa, Digital Freedom Update | There is one thing that this year's candidates can promise that can have a noticeable impact on our wallets: the cost of telecommunications services that Canadians need to access the digital economy.
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Philip Lee | Accessibility and affordability are watchwords of the communication rights movement. Yet when it comes to digital access, governments still have not got their act together.