Category Archives: Society

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The UBB Deception – Internet Surveillance

This pre-release video is for an upcoming campaign by OpenMedia against the Canadian government’s plan to include “Lawful Access” legislation in the upcoming Crime Omnibus Bill, which would allow law enforcement officials to gather information about a person’s activities on … Continue reading

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The UBB Deception

A new video from a new sister YouTube channel, all about UBB or Usage-Based Billing. Now with a very smelly follow-up video! YouTube channel Web site

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Recent Odds and Ends

Here are a few recent items of interest. The recent CRTC decision on Usage Based Billing or UBB definitely affects us. Essentially, UBB is a way for large incumbent telecommunications companies such as Bell to impose an abusive pay-per-usage scheme … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

Happy Holidays everyone! All of us at The Canadian Public would like to wish everyone plenty of health and prosperity in the new year!

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Community Project – Automated Broadcast System

A television broadcast doesn’t just happen out of nowhere. There’s usually a huge team of people working behind the scenes all busy at putting the channel’s programming on the air. However, this channel doesn’t have the resources or personnel required … Continue reading

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Britain’s Got Talent 2009 Finals – Diversity Wins! (Susan Boyle Loses)

By now, the competition has been long over, and news of the outcome has spread far and wide. My choice, Diversity, has won! I was hoping the dance team Diversity would be the winner; they were the best act of … Continue reading

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This is a Tolerance Test

Now while this channel does have a rule against the promotion of hate, it won’t be afraid to stir up some controversy at times in order to foster some healthy discussions concerning certain topics. So I present to you all … Continue reading

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The Scope of the Three Rules

As I’ve mentioned in the Production page, this channel has three basic submission rules. No explicit depictions of human sexuality, No promotion of religion, No promotion of hatred. This doesn’t mean there can’t be any reasonable discussions on these subjects. … Continue reading

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Just a moment of complete insanity

This is a piece from MSNBC featuring Countdown’s Keith Olbermann commentating on the Sara Palin interview where a turkey is being rendered (i.e. “killed”) in the background. It has nothing to do with this television channel whatsoever. It’s just something … Continue reading

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