Openmedia.ca needs you to sign their petition to help fight Internet Metering – February 9, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

Cornwall ON – Openmedia.ca has started a campaign to fight metered internet here in Canada.

The CRTC just announced they will reexamine metered billing practices. They are seeking public input right now! This is a huge opportunity to stop Internet metering, and to ensure Canadians have access to an unlimited Internet.

Please take a moment to send the CRTC a message here: http://openmedia.ca/crtc

OpenMedia.ca asked Canadians to send Ottawa a message about Internet metering, and wow did you ever respond – over 420,000 signed the petition!

The CRTC’s move to review the imposition of billing practices through a public process is in direct response to our petition – they even cited the “public outcry”.

At the same time, we all know a Big Telecom-friendly compromise is being pushed behind closed doors.  To avoid another industry crafted solution we urgently need to send a message to the CRTC HERE.

We must sway the CRTC now to make our previous victories stick. If we don’t convince the CRTC, all could be lost – all Internet users could face a metered Internet and pay up $4 per gigabyte!

We’ve already moved politics in Canada and made it easy for politicians to champion the Internet. Let’s force the CRTC to do the same.

http://openmedia.ca/crtc

We’ve come this far, let’s not stop now,

~ The OpenMedia.ca team

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One Response to "Openmedia.ca needs you to sign their petition to help fight Internet Metering – February 9, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario"

  1. Marg Anne Locke   August 10, 2011 at 6:24 PM

    My internet bill last month was $300 with Bell. RIDICULOUS. I am 63-years of age, on a pension and live in a rural area. I rely on the internet for messaging, Skyping and e-mails to stay in touch with my family. I just cannot afford this. With Bell, my internet, land line, cell phone and satellite TV cost me in excess of $600 a month, which I am unable to pay. as a result, I must cancel something…..absolutely ridiculous state of affairs.

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