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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.
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Marie Aspiazu, Digital Freedom Update | What actually is 5G and what does it mean for the future of connectivity and Internet users?
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Rick Salutin | In the early days of the Internet, politicians embraced digital utopianism. Now, governments are struggling to understand -- let alone regulate -- the inner workings of tech monopolies.