"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.
President Obama makes policy preference known as Federal Communications Commission considers options regarding net neutrality.
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.
Court decision a strong defense of Internet privacy making aspects of Conservative government's proposed legislation unconstitutional.
In Canada, coinciding with federal budget day, activists criticize that the spying agency will be housed in the “most expensive government building ever built” using a budget that’s more than doubled in the last decade, while essential services face cutbacks.