Given the complexity of Bill C-51 and the multitude of security and privacy issues it raises, it's clear that Canadians should be consulted before any reform package is introduced.
Digital Freedom Update
Although the previous government signed Canada on to the TPP, it will still need to be approved by the new Liberal government.
Whether it's ensuring affordable Internet access, safeguarding our online privacy, or protecting free expression, this election will shape our digital future for the coming decades.
This election represents our best chance to shape Canada's digital future. It's our chance to safeguard our privacy, encourage affordable access to Internet services, and protect our free expression.
A new threat to the open Internet has arisen from an unusual source. Known as the "right to be forgotten," it could drastically change how people share, communicate and access information online.
If you're a Canadian and you own a cell phone, you probably don't need an official report to tell you that you're paying way over the odds.
The Internet enables us to transcend our physical restrictions and travel the world. But now lobbyists for old media conglomerates have a plan to restrict where we travel online, by censoring links.
In the space of a few short months since Bill C-51 was announced, hundreds of thousands of people have taken action to stop it. Is the Harper government listening?
Any extension of powers for ISPs to voluntarily make warrantless disclosures of private information would be exposing Canadians to great risk, and undermining our domestic democratic process.
Communities across Canada are leading the way when it comes to Internet access, through the development of municipal broadband networks which recognize that Internet access is an essential service.