Technology

Escaping Google (and Facebook)

Worried about Google's new privacy policy? It's not as bad as some think, but here are some alternatives for people who want to leave the Googleplex.

Canada lags behind in digital economy: news update from OpenMedia.ca

Canada is lagging further behind on internet speed, openness, affordability and content. When will Canadians speak up to demand better?

Facebook's $5 billion IPO: overhyped?

Is Facebook becoming less a tool for social media users and more just a money-making business?

Local start-up Ayoudo uses social media to provide help and services

The power of Craigslist and the simplicity of twitter rolled into one? Vancouver's latest app is aimed at people who want to help each other through social media.

Anonymous hacks neo-Nazi sites

Hacker group Anonymous targeted neo-Nazi groups suspected of being associated with Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul.

Healthism: building health literacy through the web

Damon Ramsey wants to lead the way to a new era of interactive and personalized health.

Change at the CRTC: Weekly news update from OpenMedia.ca

This week's news update talks about the new Interim CRTC Chair, gives more info on the online spying bills, and provides a short update on the Stop The Squeeze campaign. Watch it here:

Canadians shaping campaigns: Weekly news update from OpenMedia.ca

There's so much going on in Internet governance this week. OpenMedia has news about police lobby for warrantless online spying, the cell phone squeeze, and the SOPA blackout. Check it out:

Google joins protests against online piracy bills

Google joins growing movement in protest of proposed American anti-piracy legislation.

OpenMedia launches Cell Phone Squeeze campaign

Thousands of people are backing a new campaign to fight the high rates of cell phone companies.