SESTA and FOSTA are two bills recently passed in the United States that claim to tackle sex trafficking online -- nothing wrong with that. The problem is that they don't do that.
Digital Freedom Update
Big Telecom's proposed low data plans are a slap in the face. If the CRTC thinks that this is the solution to wireless affordability that Canada is hungry for, it has clearly not been listening.
The Facebook scandal has shown how Canada's privacy laws have failed to protect us, and how they have no power to help us prevent something like this from happening again.
With online platforms increasingly being a site of public discourse in democratic societies, gendered online violence silences and makes invisible a key sector of society in the public sphere.
This proposal from Bell is just one more example of the ways that Canada's vertically integrated telecom companies are trampling on our internet rights in favour of their concentrated media interests.
In Canada we pay some of the highest prices for cell phone services in the industrialized world. This makes it a lot harder for many people to access the internet and its benefits.
2017 was a rollercoaster for internet advocates worldwide, filled with both exciting, hard-won victories and devastating decisions that will have ramifications as we come into the new year.
Digital rights and the government's proposed reforms to Bill C-51 are top of mind for many Canadians as the House of Commons resumes for its fall session.
The Trudeau government has finally delivered on its long-awaited promise to reform Bill C-51, but the changes don't go far enough.
There are a number of concerns that come along with a renegotiation of NAFTA. Canadians enjoy stronger digital rights protections than their U.S. counterparts -- policies that could be placed at risk.