Ravelry, a free social networking service dedicated to knitting, crocheting, and other yarn crafts, recently made a strong public stance against white supremacy in the form of a policy banning content in support of U.S. President Donald Trump and his administration.
Category: Digital Rights
Surveillance capitalism threatens Canadians’ “ability to think, act and resist”Surveillance capitalism threatens Canadians’ “ability to think, act and resist”
Meagan Bell argues that surveillance capitalism, the data-driven business model driving Google, Facebook and other Internet companies, weakens Canadians' ability to defend democracy, human rights and the human future.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg urged to comply with GDPR in all countries by 70 consumer groupsFacebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg urged to comply with GDPR in all countries by 70 consumer groups
A coalition of consumer and privacy groups from the US, Canada and the European Union is urging Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to ensure that his company adopts the EU's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) "as a baseline standard" for all Facebook users around the world.
Bell-led FairPlay Canada “proposal would weaken Canada’s economy”, says Internet infrastructure coalitionBell-led FairPlay Canada “proposal would weaken Canada’s economy”, says Internet infrastructure coalition
A global coalition of Internet infrastructure companies opposes the Bell Canada-led FairPlay Canada plan to block websites on the ground that the plan, which "lacks accountability and oversight", would weaken both the Canadian economy and our Internet leadership globally.