Posted by Noushin Khushrushahi on Wednesday, January 15, 2014 - 14:33
Our OpenMedia.ca team has been working very hard in the wake of news that Wind Mobile has dropped out of an auction for crucial wireless resources. Here's our own Steve Anderson speaking out in support of Canadian cell phone users.
Learn more about how you can send a strong message to Industry Minister Moore to fix our broken cell phone market at https://OpenMedia.ca/Gatekeepers
Posted by Noushin Khushrushahi on Wednesday, January 15, 2014 - 04:27
Our own Christopher Malmo tells you why the ultra-secretive Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) could break our digital future - and why you shouldn't believe U.S. statements about the so-called benefits of this agreement being negotiated behind closed doors.
Article by Christopher Malmo for Vice Canada:
Back in October 2013, Wikileaks released an important draft chapter of what's likely the biggest 'trade' agreement you've barely heard of. It's called the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), and it's essentially SOPA raised from the dead and stitched to a bloated version of NAFTA. Read more »
Posted by Noushin Khushrushahi on Tuesday, January 14, 2014 - 13:32
Yesterday, we learned that Wind Mobile pulled out of a crucial auction for wireless assets - assets that are crucial to the future of our cell phone market - only a day before it was set to begin.
Canadians hoped that the government’s spectrum auction which begins today would result in lower prices and improved choice for Canadians. Wind’s withdrawal from the auction has dealt a serious blow to those hopes - and a renewed call for Industry Minister James Moore to end the government’s piecemeal approach to fixing Canada’s broken wireless market by reining in Big Telecom once and for all.
Here’s what you need to know about the auction - and how Canadians are reacting online to the news. Read more »