Stop the Secrecy


Public Knowledge: Why you should care about the TPP

Thu, 10/18/2012 - 16:59 -- OpenMedia

With Canada and Mexico having formally joined last week, eleven countries will now be participating in the next round of Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade negotiations. What's at stake? Our Internet freedom.

Find out more in this video from Public Knowledge and share your messages to TPP negotiators at


Huffington Post: You are in an Internet prison and you don't even know it

Wed, 10/17/2012 - 14:47 -- OpenMedia

As citizens worldwide continue to have their Internet expression and privacy threatened by international treaties such as the Trans-Pacific Partnership, we have to remind ourselves that our access to choice and innovation is being stifled by a lack of competition. 

We're standing together with tens of thousands of organizations and people from around the world in defending our Internet freedom. Help us push for transparency in Internet policy and sign the Declaration of Internet Freedom.

Over +115,000 signatures on

Tue, 10/16/2012 - 00:00 -- OpenMedia

Thanks to your support, we've reached 115,000 signatures on our campaign against the Trans-Pacific Partnership and its invasive Internet provisions. That's 115,000 citizens worldwide who won't stand for a restricted Internet, won't allow the collection of our private data and won't put up with harsh criminalized fines for everyday users.

We're amplifying our 115,000 voices and we're not done yet. Help us put the TPP's Internet trap to bed by signing and sharing our petition at

TPP to bed

EFF: How CETA replicates ACTA's copyright provisions

Mon, 10/15/2012 - 00:00 -- OpenMedia

When the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) was rejected earlier this year in European Parliament, many had hoped that it would signal the end for its intrusive copyright legislation. Instead, these Internet restrictions live on through the Canada-EU Trade Agreement.

Help call on the pro-Internet community to stand against these closed-door treaties and sign the Declaration for Internet Freedom. Trans-Pacific Partnership could choke the free Internet

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 00:00 -- OpenMedia

With Canada and Mexico formally joining the Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade negotiations, the number of countries impacted by the secretive Internet provisions of the TPP has increased to 11. More importantly, the citizens of those nations affected could have their personal data compromised, online access restricted and Internet actions criminalized.

Speak out for your Internet freedom at

Join us on Reddit—we're doing an AMA

Thu, 10/11/2012 - 13:20 -- Lindsey Pinto

This just in: OpenMedia will be joining leading Internet Freedom advocates and experts from Canada, the U.S., New Zealand, and Australia on Reddit on October 24th, 9 AM -  7 PM ET - taking your questions via their Ask Me Anything (AMA) section. The topics are the future of the Internet and the TPP.