Posted by Eva Prkachin on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 17:52
Our digital future looks pretty pathetic. Check out our own Chris Malmo's unflinching account of the failures of the government's Digital Canada 150.
Article by Chris Malmo for Vice
Remember back in college when you had an overdue paper to write for a class you didn’t really seem to care much about? Did you ever just “repurpose” a decent paper you’d already written last year, sprinkle in a few new items so it’s not plagiarism (it’s not, amiright?), and hand that shit in on your way to the liquor store? Well, you’re in good company, because this is exactly what the government of Canada has just done with its new Digital Canada 150 Strategy. Read more »
Posted by Eva Prkachin on Monday, April 14, 2014 - 21:59
The Canadian government is government is pushing forward a double whammy of legislation that could significantly undermine our privacy. Bills C-13 and S-4 threaten to introduce U.S.-style copyright trolling in Canada, allowing telecom companies to share your private information with law enforcement and even private companies without any court oversight. Are you worried about the privacy implications of these bills?
Article by Justin Ling for The National Post
You might want to think twice about downloading a pirated copy of the new Captain America movie — or any other film — thanks to a new federal piece of legislation that was quietly tabled in the Senate this week. Read more »