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Online privacy under attack

The Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA) was passed by the U.S. House of Representatives last week. Opponents of the act say it poses serious threats to online privacy. As it stands...

Stopping the internet meter: weekly news update from OpenMedia.ca

This past Thursday, the CRTC made their final decision in this Stop The Meter saga: people can now rest easy bout usage-based billing.

In China's Internet discourse on Southern Weekend, less is more: The SinoFile

Weibo users find another clever way to continue the discussion on Chinese press freedoms.

The new global nomads

The business and employment landscapes are becoming increasingly borderless. Allowing anyone to pack a bag, book a flight, and start afresh.

Taking it in Stride: Weekly News Update from OpenMedia.ca

Canadians have made some big strides forward in the fight for the open and affordable Internet. This week, the CRTC, in an effort to become a more transparent entity, began proceedings to determine...

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:

Anonymous hacks Justice Department to hit back against Megaupload shut-down

Hours after file-sharing giant is shut down by US government, hacker group Anonymous strikes back.

Cheap Canadian tablet aims to bring Internet to the entire world

"Of course it's not an iPad, but for hundreds of millions of people, it's a godsend."

Tech ignorance risks puts us all at risk, report warns

One example? Canada's Treasury Board and Department of Finance were hacked via emails containing malicious links.

Chinese paper says linking Beijing to cyberattacks on companies, governments 'irresponsible'

Government remains silent but newspaper says the US a more likely culprit.