Archive for the protest Tag

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Spreading Your Message with YouTube

Having reached a point where her business and personal life is in disarray because of business dealings with Loblaws, Amanda House took to YouTube to appeal directly to company president Galen Weston about past dealings and failures about her company YoPro and Loblaws. I first saw this when a friend on Facebook posted this. His comments ring true with regard
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Ricky Gervais Tweets to Mr./Ms. Religion

  Lance looses sponsors, Mittens goes postal on binders, but this may be the best part of this week. And it is still only Thursday. Oh what will Friday bring?

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Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement Threatens Independant Websites

  The following is important enough that I am reposting part of the article Signing the TPP agreement will lock down our Internet and shackle our democracy. What should we do? from OpenMedia.ca. Click through to read the full article and to support individual rights online. Yesterday, the government put Canada‚Äôs digital future at risk by signing on to the
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How ‘Authorities’ Will Track You with C-30 [INFOGRAPHIC]

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The Internet in Society: Empowering or Censoring Citizens?

Evgeny Morozov presents an alternative take on ‘cyber-utopianism’ – the seductive idea that the internet plays a largely emancipatory role in global politics. Exposing some idealistic myths about freedom and technology (during Iran’s ‘twitter revolution’ fewer than 20,000 Twitter users actually took part), Evgeny argues for some realism about the actual uses and abuses of the internet.  

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A Response to Toews’ Bill C-30 by Rick Mercer

The state has no business in the hard drives of the Nation. Visit http://StopSpying.ca to oppose warrantless online spying (Bill C-30).

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When Warrants are Gone, Where is the Accountability?

The federal Conservative government in Canada is set to pass lawful access legislation that will allow law enforcement (or any government agency) to, without warrant and without any legal precedent, to force ISP and telecoms to provide personal information on any Canadian. This is not limited to a computer, but also extends to mobile devices. This is a cost that
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Why did Hollywood fight hard against SOPA? [INFOGRAPHIC]

This fight is now happening in Canada under the proposed C11. One can be assured that the same folks arguing in favour of the flawed SOPA bill are also lobbying hard with the current Conservative government in Ottawa. (I refuse to call it by thier own brand name of the H####R Government.) Lets do a bit of “the end is
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Brand Attacks on Social Media – Back it up and React

Not many things can be as hot topic responding as the issue around the fur trade. First let me make it clear, I am not wading into that debate! I am only using this as an example of how things can go wrong quickly in social media and this is a great example. Your company may very well sell lawn
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Canada tries to pull a Fast-one with a SOPA of it’s own (Bill C-11)

Like Your PVR? Like your right to copy CDs or DVDs you bought for your own use? Right now that is all legal and prudent in Canada. Well folks PM Harper is saying NO – he wants to make that illegal. The Tories are screwing us by making sure that we can no longer tape, record, copy or otherwise enjoy
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