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Executive Director at @OpenMediaOrg, working for affordable, open, surveillance-free Internet. See also: Coffee addict. News junkie.
May 13, 2021 6 tweets 4 min read
Minister @s_guilbeault's latest tactic to dismiss critics of #C10 is to paint us as crazy supporters of "this concept of Net Neutrality."

As the man trying to regulate the entire Internet, Minister Guilbeault's lack of understanding of how the Internet works is truly astounding. You're new to "this concept" @s_guilbeault, so here's some helpful Net Neutrality background information:

A) Yes. We are. BIG fans of Net Neutrality. The entire country is. And if you plan on C-10 violating net neutrality, you're taking things even further than we thought.
Jun 18, 2020 13 tweets 6 min read
Trudeau announces national #COVID19 tracing app coming.…

Despite some good steps to protect privacy, a thread on why this is not the technological panacea for privacy - or COVID - some might hope:

cc @justintrudeau @DavidLametti @PattyHajdu @NavdeepSBains 1. Contact tracing apps are fundamentally reliant on rapid, and ubiquitous, testing. Which has been far from consistently available throughout Canada. That means that these apps do not have the full picture, right from the start.
Nov 16, 2019 14 tweets 5 min read

Big Telecom just asked @JustinTrudeau's cabinet to overturn a #CRTC decision that is *actually lowering Internet costs.*

Tell the government to stand up to Big Telecom's bullying & #StopTheInternetPriceHike Some background:

In August, the #CRTC lowered the rates that smaller providers pay to sell internet service to customers. Big Telecom was caught overcharging these guys by so much they now have to reimburse them by hundreds of millions of $$$.