Stop the Secrecy

FoxNews: One month until the ITU rewrites the Internet

Mon, 11/05/2012 - 17:22 -- OpenMedia

As the world's governments plan to meet next month at a conference for the ITU – an agency of the United Nations – certain rules are being proposed that could threaten Internet openness and innovation, increase access costs and erode human rights online.

We're calling for more transparency in these secretive talks that would have ramifications for Internet users and citizens worldwide. Join us in making your voice heard at

Freedom House: The five threats to Internet freedom you haven't heard about

Fri, 11/02/2012 - 16:13 -- OpenMedia

We've talked before about the ITU proposals that would stifle Internet freedom and personal expression online – but are you aware of lesser-known threats to your Internet use?

Share what restrictive measures to Internet use most concern you and stand up for Internet freedom at

Article by Sam duPont and Courtney C. Radsch for Freedom House

EFF: Will Japan be next to join the TPP?

Tue, 10/30/2012 - 17:49 -- OpenMedia

Japan has yet to formally join the Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations, but that isn't stopping its citizens from speaking out against restrictive copyright measures found within the TPP text. Now, as both Canada and Mexico have been formally admitted into TPP trade talks (albeit at lower-tiered statuses), the spotlight is on Japan in possibly joining next.