Big Telecom could slip new slow lane powers into a U.S. bill that has nothing to do with the Internet

A few days ago, OpenMedia helped our campaign partners at Demand Progress add the names of thousands of Internet users to a historic legal defense of the Net Neutrality rules that are currently being challenged in court by Big Telecom in the U.S.

As you may recall, the rules being challenged are the ones we worked together to win earlier in the year, alongside a broad-based network of business, civil rights organizations, Internet freedom groups, and — most important of all — millions of everyday Internet users.

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iPolitics: What TPP commitments can the Conservatives make during a campaign?

A question we've been asked often: What exactly can the Harper government commit to in the TPP negotiations during a federal election campaign?

Article by BJ Siekierski and Kelsey Johnson

As the Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations continue Tuesday in San Francisco before likely moving on to Atlanta next week, questions are being raised about what exactly the Harper government can commit to during a federal election campaign.

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Times Colonist: Size of B.C. breach ‘especially troubling,’ says privacy commissioner

BC's privacy commissioner is investigating the largest data breach in the province's history. 

It's time our governments start putting privacy on the agenda. This election tell your local candidates that privacy matters to you, at

Article by Lindsay Kines for Times Colonist

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PressProgress: Conservative candidate on C-51: Civil liberties? "Folks, that's not the country we live in"

Civil liberties protect our personal freedoms. They allow us to express ourselves without fear of interference, they preserve our right to speak, to assemble, to organize, to move around freely and protect our identity.  C-51 will limit our civil liberties, and even this Conservative candidate said so. Let's stop this before it's too late! Speak out and spread the word to ‪#‎KillC51‬

Article by Press Progress

What country do Canadians live in then?

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