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Complaints about internet service providers limiting online choice nearly double: OpenMedia.ca

The CRTC—the body in charge of telecom in Canada—released a status report showing that complaints about ISPs limiting online choice have almost doubled since last year. So what does this mean? Well...

A New Year: Weekly News Update from OpenMedia.ca

Hi I'm Lindsey and this is your weekly news update from OpenMedia.ca. It's a new year everybody, and you know what that means: we're all looking ahead and thinking about what threats we'll face, what...

Canadians are paying too high a price for Internet use

Dear Canadians: your Internet bill is not normal.

Big Telecom's cringe-worthy PR: Weekly News Update from OpenMedia.ca

Here's the latest from Openmedia.ca Big telecom company Bell announced this week that it'll be reattempting its highly unpopular takeover of Astral Media. It's been just about a month since the CRTC...

Hacktivists to the rescue: Random Hacks of Kindness

Hackers in Vancouver are coming together for the common good on November 30. Will you be there?

We Must Continue: Weekly News Update from OpenMedia.ca

Hi I'm Lindsey and this is your weekly news update from OpenMedia.ca. This week, a CRTC decision brings us a step closer to affordability and Big Telecom transparency. And we have an update about...

A Win: Weekly News Update from OpenMedia.ca

Hi I'm Lindsey and this is your weekly news update from OpenMedia.ca. We had a big win this week: after thousands of you made your voices heard at StopTheTakeover.ca, the CRTC decided to rule in the...

Is Facebook culpable in Amanda Todd's death?

We've put our trust in Facebook, and it has failed us in many ways, but it particularly failed Amanda.

Online spying bill C-30 threatens Canada's national security

The Harper government isn't taking Canada's national and network security seriously, despite growing concerns.

Ottawa Under Pressure: Weekly News Update from OpenMedia.ca

An industry lobby group called the International Intellectual Property Alliance (IIPA) is pressuring the U.S. to pressure Canada to tighten Internet restrictions.