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Marianela Ramos Capelo, Digital Freedom Update | In Canada we pay some of the highest prices for cell phone services in the industrialized world. This makes it a lot harder for many people to access the internet and its benefits.
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David Christopher, Digital Freedom Update | A landmark ruling from the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission has thrown the door open for communities across Canada to take their digital future into their own hands.
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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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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.
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David Christopher, Digital Freedom Update | All eyes were on Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains as he weighed whether to give Bell an effective monopoly over fibre Internet services in Canada. It was a landmark decision with big implications.
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David Christopher, Digital Freedom Update | We can either continue letting our market be regulated by high-cost telecom, or we can take action to ensure that all Canadians can participate in the social and economic benefits of the Internet.
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David Christopher, Digital Freedom Update | Whether it's ensuring affordable Internet access, safeguarding our online privacy, or protecting free expression, this election will shape our digital future for the coming decades.
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Digital Freedom Update, Laura Tribe | This election represents our best chance to shape Canada's digital future. It's our chance to safeguard our privacy, encourage affordable access to Internet services, and protect our free expression.
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Suzanne Smythe | What we need in this election is for someone to articulate a vision of digital inclusion that goes beyond the digital management of populations and attends to the digital rights of all Canadians.
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Suzanne Smythe | Digital access is an ongoing effort that requires a comprehensive vision and an integration of the seven principles of access, oriented to the needs of lower-income Canadians.
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Wayne MacPhail | What if the next billion Internet users don't own a computer? Those are the kind of questions that Google asked at its I/O conference keynote last week.
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Wayne MacPhail | These days the World Wide Web looks a lot like Antarctica's Larsen B Ice Shelf -- a large, open mass disintegrating at the edges because of human interference.