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OpenMedia launches video: The cost of online spying (C-30) – Your privacy and your wallet has launched a new “citizen-made online video educating Canadians about the true cost of the government’s online spying legislation C-30 and the threat it poses to personal privacy.” Click on the video to watch, and as the following OpenMedia media release says, share it widely and post to your own websites. (The Council of Canadians is one of over 30 organizational supporters of the OpenMedia network, a grassroots group working to keep the Internet open and affordable.)

As the OpenMedia media release notes, “Despite media coverage suggesting Bill C-30 has been shelved, last week, Public Safety Minister Vic Toews proclaimed that the government is still ‘intent on proceeding’ with its unpopular, warrantless online spying bill. It has also been revealed that Toews has quietly set aside millions in taxpayer dollars to pay for this costly online spying plan (see links below for details)…

Over 135,000 people have signed OpenMedia’s petition and tens of thousands have joined the conversation through the Twitter hashtag #TellVicEverything.