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Save Our Net Party

June 17th, 2008     by Nicole Cohen     Comments

The Save Our Net coalition and Campaign for Democratic Media are hosting an event this weekend to discuss net neutrality and to strategize ways to prevent the internet from being tightly controlled by telecommunications corps, which are trying to limit what information we can access online.

Steve Anderson, national co-ordinator of the Campaign For Democratic Media, will speak about the issues, including: how these companies have already been caught throttling or slowing internet traffic to businesses and consumers, blocking access to websites that criticized them for doing so, and crippling consumer devices and applications.

Details: Sunday, June 22 5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. Windward Co-op, 34 Little Norway Crescent Lake-view room (one block west of Queen’s Quay) BYOB, vegetarian refreshments provided RSVP: saveournetcanada at gmail.com

Tags: activist report, geek chic, media savvy

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