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Izzy Iz Awesome

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 09:24 -- Eva Prkachin

Psst! Hey you! Come here, I want to tell you a secret. Promise you won’t tell anybody, though. Okay, so, you’d never guess this, but OpenMedia’s team consists largely of a syndicate of 20-something hyper-nerds squirreled away in a dusty office in Vancouver’s historic Gastown district.

Sometimes we poke our heads out from behind the calming glow of our laptop screens and look out on the hip youngsters meandering the Gastown streets before getting scared and rushing back to the warm embrace of artificial light. We’re a pale bunch. But for some reason, maybe because the Internet is rapidly bringing geek culture into the mainstream, cool kids sometimes come our way and raise our hipness level to dizzying new heights.

Video: How the ITU is threatening Internet freedom and access

Tue, 12/04/2012 - 14:00 -- OpenMedia

After a sudden shutdown of Syria's Internet access late last week, a keen focus is being given to the ongoing discussions of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU).

These discussions could lead to greater surveillance over everyday online activity, more expensive access costs, and strict censorship that would have governments deciding what citizens can or cannot see.

The December Talks

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 12:25 -- OpenMedia

Hello, 

Here's Lindsey with an update on next week's ITU and TPP discussions.

Starting Monday, delegates in two sets of negotiations, taking place on the other side of the world, are poised to determine the future of Internet freedom.

OpenMedia video update: You're empowered to stop the Internet trap

Wed, 06/27/2012 - 03:32 -- Shea Sinnott

The pro-Internet community has come together to launch a huge new campaign at http://StopTheTrap.net. Together, we're pushing back against the TPP: an agreement that is secretive, extreme, and could criminalize your daily use of the Internet. Take action now.