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Fresh leaks show U.S. bullying in the TPP is intensifying

New TPP leaks show just how far the U.S. is willing to go to ram through their Internet Censorship Plan

Top five ways lobbyists win and you lose with the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)

"The Internet was created to share information, not suppress it!" says OpenMedia community member Michelle Vee.

The CRTC is listening: update from

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...

Having trouble keeping up with technology? Podcasts can help

Keeping up with news in the world of technology is difficult, but a number of tech news podcasts have sprung up to help make sense of what's going on in the world of Twitter, Facebook, Google, Apple,

International Olympics Committee Says No to Creative Commons Postings on Flickr

Earlier this week, the Vancouver Observer spoke with Australian photographer and social media specialist who currently works with the CPU/CSA, Richard Giles about his encounter with the International...