Posted by David Christopher on Wednesday, February 25, 2015 - 08:57
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 https://OpenMedia.org/SpyonUs
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.
Posted by Josh Tabish on Wednesday, February 25, 2015 - 07:49
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!
THE PRO-INTERNET JUMBOTRON IS LIVE AT FCC HEADQUARTERS IN WASHINGTON, D.C.
Posted by Eva Prkachin on Tuesday, February 24, 2015 - 12:32
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 https://stoptheslowdown.net
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: