Avaaz – ACTA: The new threat to the net. in less than 24 hours, Members of the European Parliament will be voting on ACTA – a new global treaty that could allow corporations to police what we do on the Internet. We can bury this bill! 2.8 million of us are already calling on them [...]
Call for Ray Bradbury to be Honored with ’451′ Internet Censored Message | Common Dreams. (perhaps we could use 451 for Mr. Harper’s call at RIO+20 to censor environmental groups as well – MB)
Tim Bray, a fan of Bradbury’s writing, is recommending to the Internet Engineering Task Force, which governs such choices, that [...]
Canadian cops want to add a spying tax to phone bills to pay for warrantless wiretapping – Boing Boing.
(well well – attack your civil liberties and CHARGE YOU FOR IT!) This from Cory Doctorow, as you probably know, who is …. Canadian!)
Michael Geist, “One of the major unanswered questions about Bill C-30, Canada’s [...]
NEWS: Harper hits pause on C-30, the Web surveillance act.
The Globe and Mail reports, “The Harper government is temporarily parking controversial legislation that would grant new powers to authorities to police the Internet while it consults on how to rewrite it to assuage privacy concerns among Canadians and within caucus. …Rattled by a public [...]