CBC: Spy agency CSE is collecting millions of emails Canadians send to the government

How many times have you contacted the government over the past year - perhaps to update your tax details, contact your MP, or obtain a health card? Well, it turns out each and every one of those emails are being collected and stored by spy agency CSE. That's according to documents provided by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden and obtained by CBC News and The Intercept. Speak out at

Article by Amber Hildebrandt, Michael Pereira and Dave Seglins for CBC News

Canada’s electronic spy agency collects millions of emails from Canadians and stores them for “days to months” while trying to filter out malware and other attacks on government computer networks, CBC News has learned.
A top-secret document written by Communications Security Establishment (CSE) analysts sheds new light on the scope of the agency’s domestic email collection as part of its mandate to protect government computers.

VIDEO: The pro-Internet Jumbotron is LIVE at FCC Headquarters in Washington, D.C.

You know that old expression, “A picture is worth 30,000 people submitting images, videos, and messages to an 11’ x 17’ JUMBOTRON in Washington, D.C.”? OK, it’s not really a saying… yet. But it might be after today!


And there’s still a chance for you to get your message on it! If you haven’t already, submit an image or message at and we’ll do our best to make sure it finds its way onto it. And be sure to share it on Facebook and Twitter.

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Huffington Post: Bell wants the CRTC to overturn a major net neutrality ruling

Just as we're nearing authentic net neutrality in the United States, a major Canadian telco is trying to take us backwards.

Article by Daniel Tencer

Bell Canada has gone to court to overturn a ruling from Canada’s telecom watchdog that requires the media giant to price competing streaming services at the same rates as its own.

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Guardian: the battle for net neutrality reaches its 11th hour

Thanks to your hard work, we’re winning international media coverage for our efforts to stop the Internet Slow Lane. There’s still time to get your message on our giant Jumbotron at

Article by Dominic Rushe for The Guardian

Later this week, a Jumbotron will arrive outside the Washington DC offices of the Federal Communications Commission. The giant screen being erected by internet activists at OpenMedia will broadcast messages calling on the regulator to keep standing up for strong rules to protect an open internet. But this is not so much a protest as an early celebration, complete with a gif, a Lolcat and a proclamation:

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