Technology

Sign the StopTheTrap petition, hot off the presses from San Diego

On Thursday of last week, we at OpenMedia made a call to a print shop in San Diego, which responded to our order with an "..oh!". Well over one thousand pages (double sided, and in a reasonably small...

When technology enters the classroom

“That’s it class – you’ll find the notes and the PowerPoint on the S-Drive and a version on Moodle, there is also some relevant info on my edublog”. Eh? It was a Social Studies 10 class and the topic...

Stop the internet trap with the StoptheTrap.net coalition

OpenMedia is uniting citizens and bringing together organizations to stand against the secretive, restrictive Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement. From having coalition members on the ground in...

You're empowered to stop the internet trap

The pro-Internet community has come together to launch a huge new campaign at http://StopTheTrap.net. Together, we're pushing back against the TPP: an agreement that is secretive, extreme, and could...

At Maker Faire, DIY takes on new meaning

A bucket of mathematics is just one of the many treasures to be found at Vancouver's second annual Mini Maker Faire. The Faire takes place June 23 and June 24 at the PNE.

Why do girls like Instagram?

Instagram, the hottest app recently acquired by Facebook, allows for easy editing and sharing. What do girls like about this application and why is it so popular?

The CRTC is listening: update from OpenMedia.ca

In this week's update, the Big Three's unchecked dominance of the cell phone market has led to Canadians paying some of the highest fees in the industrialized world and being forced into some of the...

Fighting for open Internet: Weekly news update from OpenMedia.ca

The only way to shape a strong digital future is for believers to get engaged.

Canada is a pro-Internet trendsetter: Weekly news update from OpenMedia.ca

In this week's update, Canadians are leading by example in the fight against warrantless online spying. Meanwhile, Big Telecom is up to its old tricks, price-gouging Canadians wherever it can.

The woman who sued Facebook

Vancouver filmmaker Debbie Douez is taking on Facebook's ability to use information in advertising without a user's knowledge or consent.