"The government of Canada needs to take a stand in defense of the majority of internet users to maintain equal access to internet sites and services, and to support our new and developing industries by opposing the implementation of two-tiered access to internet services. In an interconnected world, allowing large companies to control internet access for the many is unacceptable." Larry Brown, NUPGE President
As the Obama Administration moves to provide Americans with better Internet access, the National Union wonders if the Canadian government is paying attention.
Members of the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now Canada (ACORN) in Nova Scotia, Quebec, Ontario and British Columbia held actions to highlight the need for affordable access to the Internet.
Across the country, people are joining the online day of action to Stop the Internet Slowdown to defend Net Neutrality . Net neutrality is the principle that all Internet traffic be treated equally, regardless of origin, destination, or application type).
Ottawa (10 Sept. 2014) — As you may have heard, telecommunications conglomerates want to slow down your Internet and make online services more expensive. But so far, net neutrality rules in several countries have banned their interference.
Washington court strikes down Federal Communications Commission's rules on Net Neutrality on technical basis. Net Neutrality advocates calling for agency or Congress to act.