The latest manifestation of the ongoing attack on digital rights and net neutrality in Canada, led by Bell Canada, proposes the creation of the so-called “Internet Piracy Review Agency” (IPRA), a dictatorship-style Internet policing agency that would facilitate the blocking of Canadians’ access to websites Bell and other leading Canadian
Author: Obert Madondo
Canada’s financial system one of the most secretive in the world: ReportCanada’s financial system one of the most secretive in the world: Report
The Tax Justice Network’s 2018 Financial Secrecy Index says Canada’s financial system is less transparent than that of notorious tax havens and countries often portrayed as corrupt by the mainstream media, such as China, Russia and Kenya. That makes Canada one of the key facilitators of illicit financial flaws, global
Edward Snowden creates Haven, a security app for journalists and human rights defendersEdward Snowden creates Haven, a security app for journalists and human rights defenders
NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden and his team at the Freedom of the Press Foundation have created Haven, a free and open source personal security system for journalists and human rights defenders. The app transforms your cheap second Android phone into a device capable of capturing and reporting intrusions to your
Read the statements from the two Democratic FCC members who opposed repealing net neutralityRead the statements from the two Democratic FCC members who opposed repealing net neutrality
Democratic Commissioners Mignon Clyburn and Jessica Rosenworcel dissented against the US Federal Communications Commission's 3-2 vote to dismantle net neutrality. Read the the two dissenters' statements.
Anti-semitism, racism and other old white supremacist prejudices die hardAnti-semitism, racism and other old white supremacist prejudices die hard
Anti-semitism, racism and other prejudices are on the rise in most established democracies. Still, silencing white supremacists on the Internet is counterproductive. It would only lead to more senseless acts violence similar to those perpetrated by Anders Breivik and Rhodesia-inspired Dylann Roof.
Escalating war on net neutrality, Bell Canada wants to block Canadians’ access to pirate websitesEscalating war on net neutrality, Bell Canada wants to block Canadians’ access to pirate websites
Back in April, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) ruled in favour of net neutrality and declared that "Internet service providers should treat data traffic equally to foster consumer choice, innovation and the free exchange of ideas." Bell Media, one of Canada's "big three" telecom companies, wants to change
In a development that will most certainly strengthen the view that the government of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will do anything appease the Trump administration, Canadian immigration authorities just barred Chelsea Manning from entering Canada.
Archbishop Tutu condemns Aung San Suu Kyi’s silence on Myanmar’s genocidal violence against Rohingya MuslimsArchbishop Tutu condemns Aung San Suu Kyi’s silence on Myanmar’s genocidal violence against Rohingya Muslims
This week, retired South African Archbishop Desmond Tutu released a letter condemning fellow Nobel laureate Daw Aung San Suu Kyi's continuing silence on the genocidal violence being perpetrated against Rohingya Muslims by Myanmar security forces and extremist Buddhists under her watch.