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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.

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.

Macleans.ca: 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 OpenTheTPP.net.

Vancouver Sun: Canada joins TPP as critics warn Internet rights will suffer

Wed, 10/10/2012 - 17:51 -- OpenMedia

Canada has now been formally admitted into the closed-door negotiations of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a trade agreement that could lead to harsh restrictions on Internet use and fines for everyday citizens.

Learn more about the TPP and how it could affect Internet users worldwide at StopTheTrap.net. Read more about Canada's entry into the negotiations at The Vancouver Sun.

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NBC News: More countries are restricting Internet access to stifle critics

Tue, 09/25/2012 - 00:00 -- OpenMedia

The U.S. advocacy group Freedom House has released a new report that reveals increasing government restrictions on citizens' Internet use and access. In certain countries social networks are banned, censors employ improved filtering software and there are even online discussions manipulated by governments.

Show your support for an open Internet by signing the Free Press Declaration of Internet Freedom and join our campaign to stop invasive Internet censorship at StopTheTrap.net.

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