Motherboard: Bills C-13, S-4 are in like a Lion. Let's send them out like a lamb.

Remember CISPA, the U.S. bill that aimed to give the NSA carte blanche for spying on American citizens? Add a dose of steroids and you've got Canada's Bill S-4. Concerned? Let us know in the comments and help us fight back at

Article by Jason Koebler for Motherboard

Earlier this week, politicians in Canada introduced the Digital Privacy Act, a bill that looks a lot like the United States’ Cyber Information Sharing and Protection Act, which caused widespread outrage and was eventually killed in the Senate. Read more »

Topics: Online Spying

CBC: Cord-cutting continues as Canadians ditch TV & landlines

More and more Canadians are ditching Big Telecom's price gouging on phone and TV services. What about you?

Article from The CBC

More Canadians are abandoning traditional telephones and TV services, reflecting a growing trend prompted by changing lifestyles, according to a new study.
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Please Share: Our image about what the copyright implications of TPP negotiations could cost you

Ever burned a DVD to your computer? Got a spare $10,000 kicking around? No? Then you'd better pay attention to the upcoming TPP negotiations. LIKE and SHARE to keep that cool 10 grand in your pocket.

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CBC: Canadians' mental-health info routinely shared with FBI, U.S. customs

Have you ever phoned a suicide hotline for yourself or someone close to you? Accessed crisis services for a mental illness? Your private mental health information may have been shared with U.S. Customs and the FBI and can be used to deny you entry into the U.S. Does that sound fair to you?

Article by The CBC

Ontario’s privacy commissioner has discovered that the mental-health information of some Canadians is accessible to the FBI and U.S. Customs and Border Patrol.
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Topics: Online Spying

Please Share: Something BIG is coming

Here's your OpenMedia team hard at work on something BIG. No spoilers... stay tuned for Tuesday

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