Posted by David Christopher on Thursday, February 19, 2015 - 16:08
Tens of thousands are speaking up to help stop Stephen Harper's Secret Police Bill in a movement that's bringing together Canadians from across the political spectrum.
Here's how one grassroots principled Conservative, Joe Jesso, is pushing back - he's sent this hard-hitting letter to his local MP Gary Schellenberger. We're encouraging supporters of all the parties to contact their MP - you can use our online tool right here, or locate your MP's contact details by entering your postal code here.
Dear Mr. Schellenberger.
As a long time Conservative supporter, I have to voice my displeasure in how the government is trying to erode the basic rights of Canadians. In particular, I am speaking of Bill C-51. The bill is the 3rd attempt the Conservatives have made to remove the privacy rights of Canadians.
Posted by David Christopher on Wednesday, February 18, 2015 - 13:16
Great news Canada! - thanks to your pressure, the NDP have decided to formally oppose the government’s Secret Police Bill C-51. Momentum is building around this in a way we just haven’t seen before - let’s keep it up! Remember to send Harper a message at OpenMedia.org/SpyOnUs
Article by CBC News
Opposition Leader Tom Mulcair says the NDP will fight the Conservative government's new anti-terrorism bill when it goes before the House on Wednesday and pushed for the Liberals to do the same.
Posted by David Christopher on Tuesday, February 17, 2015 - 14:01
The U.S. NSA is deliberately infecting thousands of computers around the world with invasive spying malware that’s impossible to remove. It seems not a week goes by without a new revelation about how spy agency surveillance has grown secretive, expensive, and out-of-control. Speak out at OpenMedia.org/spyonus
Article by Joseph Menn for Reuters
The U.S. National Security Agency has figured out how to hide spying software deep within hard drives made by Western Digital, Seagate, Toshiba and other top manufacturers, giving the agency the means to eavesdrop on the majority of the world's computers, according to cyber researchers and former operatives.