2017 was a rollercoaster for internet advocates worldwide, filled with both exciting, hard-won victories and devastating decisions that will have ramifications as we come into the new year.
freedom of expression
The presence of online hate groups in public has many individuals asking what they can do to legally ban these groups from meeting up.
David J. Climenhaga
A strong case can be made the Press Gallery itself is no longer the charming anachronism it appears but an actual impediment to democracy.
This election represents our best chance to shape Canada's digital future. It's our chance to safeguard our privacy, encourage affordable access to Internet services, and protect our free expression.
A new threat to the open Internet has arisen from an unusual source. Known as the "right to be forgotten," it could drastically change how people share, communicate and access information online.
Canada Without Poverty denounces Income Tax Act as violation of freedom of expression and assembly in address to the United Nations.
Why are writers exercising their imaginations on being at a glam dinner in a glam venue and having their standing O scrutinized by an imagined audience?
The documentary "Cartoonists: Foot Soldiers of Democracy" is a well-rounded collection of stories highlighting the difficulties and complexities of being a political satirist in various countries.
We must defend and exercise the right to blasphemy, not criminalize it, or silence ourselves out of fear. One small start would be to repeal Canada's blasphemy law as an unconstitutional anachronism.
The Harper government is fighting the threat of terrorism by mass Internet surveillance on all citizens. What's wrong with this picture?