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This is the official podcast for the news website, freezenet.ca . We cover all the latest in digital rights, copyright, censorship, technology, and more. In addition to this, we also cover music and video game's we've reviewed on the site. We then wrap things up with a few oddities we found along the way as well as all the latest things happening on the site.

This is the official podcast for the news website, freezenet.ca . We cover all the latest in digital rights, copyright, censorship, technology, and more. In addition to this, we also cover music and video game's we've reviewed on the site. We then wrap things up with a few oddities we found along the way as well as all the latest things happening on the site.

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United States

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This is the official podcast for the news website, freezenet.ca . We cover all the latest in digital rights, copyright, censorship, technology, and more. In addition to this, we also cover music and video game's we've reviewed on the site. We then wrap things up with a few oddities we found along the way as well as all the latest things happening on the site.

Twitter:

@FreezeNetca

Language:

English


Episodes

FreezeNet Podcast - August 2022 - The Incredible Growing Cell Phone Bill

9/4/2022
Welcome to the public version of the Freezenet official podcast for August, 2022. This month's episode is entitled "The Incredible Growing Cell Phone Bill" because of the ongoing efforts to have Rogers and Shaw merge into one large super corporation. It's also partly names after the efforts by Telus to slap customers with a 1.5% fee for the "privilege" of paying via credit card. This month's episode also talks about Bill C-11 and Facebooks notice that they are now no longer paying to link...

Duration:00:34:44

FreezeNet Podcast - July 2022 - It’s Just a Piece of Paper

8/6/2022
Welcome to the Public version of the Freezenet Official Podcast for July, 2022. This month’s episode is entitled “It’s Just a Piece of Paper” because of both the Canadian Bill C-11 story and the degrading situation in the US with the overturning of Roe V Wade. This episode also covers the fiasco that is the Twitter vs Elon Musk court battle that came out of the buyout deal. This episode also features some bonus content in the form of a recent Psy’Aviah EP/Maxi release. So, another reason...

Duration:00:34:32

FreezeNet Podcast - June 2022 - This is Not What Democracy Sounds Like

7/6/2022
Welcome to the public version of the Freezenet official podcast for June, 2022. This month’s episode is entitled “This is Not What Democracy Sounds Like” thanks to the story about the secret lawmaking process where amendments to Bill C-11 in Committee were kept secret from the public. While we cover the Bill C-11 more extensively, we also cover the story of Texas’ efforts to ban social media moderation as well as Canada’s Innovation Minister finally got off of his lazy butt and tabled...

Duration:00:54:43

FreezeNet Podcast - May 2022 - That's Musked Up

6/16/2022
Welcome to the public version of the Freezenet official podcast for May, 2022. This month's episode is entitled "That's Musked Up" because of Elon Musk attempting to buy Twitter and having that deal start to collapse shortly after. In addition to this, we cover the Canadian stories surrounding the social media censorship bill (Bill C-11) and developments with the Canadian link tax law (Bill C-18). We also cover the explosive story from the US of the leaked draft decision to overturn Roe V...

Duration:00:38:57

FreezeNet Podcast - April 2022 - Censor Wars: Episode 4 – A New Crackdown

5/16/2022
Welcome to the public version of the Freezenet official podcast for April 2022. This months episode is entitled “Censor Wars: Episode 4 – A New Crackdown” after the introduction of link taxes in Canada. This months episode also covers the media and governments misinformation campaign on Bill C-11, and the government blindsiding Canadians with copyright term extension buried in Budget 2022. This month’s podcast also features all the usual music and video game reviews as well as how dial up...

Duration:00:50:44

FreezeNet Podcast - March 2022 - Taunting the Nuclear Monkey

4/17/2022
Welcome to the public version of the Freezenet official podcast for March 2022. This month’s episode is entitled “Taunting the Nuclear Monkey” after the Russian war criminal, Vladimir Putin. We talk about the implications of the sanctions from a technological standpoint among other things. This month’s episode also focuses on a Liberal MP’s meltdown after seeing valid criticism hit Bill C-11 hard as well as the ending of the invocation of the Emergencies Act. This episode also talks about...

Duration:00:36:48

Freezenet’s Podcast: February 2022: Canada Makes History

3/16/2022
Welcome to the public version of the Freezenet official podcast for February, 2022. This month’s episode is entitled “Canada Makes History” after it invoked the Emergencies Act for the first time. We also cover the latest antitrust developments of big tech as well as the Canadian Liberal’s efforts to move forward with their social media censorship bill (Bill C-11). We also cover all the usual music and video game reviews as well as an interesting case for what happens when one ship builder...

Duration:00:32:12

Freezenet Podcast: January 2022: Governments, Start Your Antitrust Suits

2/17/2022
Welcome to the public version of the Freezenet official podcast for January, 2022. This episode is entitled “Governments, Start Your Antitrust Suits” after the huge wave of antitrust action we saw throughout the US and even across the world. In this episode we also cover the massive privacy fines hitting large tech companies. We also cover an update to the trial of Julian Assange. This episode also features a pretty big update on our YouTube channel as well. We also cover all the usual...

Duration:00:26:54

Freezenet Podcast: December 2021: The Year End Special

1/16/2022
Welcome to the public version of the Freezenet official podcast for December, 2021. This episode is entitled “The Year End Special” as we wrap up what we all saw throughout the year. This episode also contains all the makings of a normal episode as well. This episode discusses the US threatening trade tariffs with Canada over the Digital Services Tax. We also talk about how the Irish DPC is on the receiving end of a criminal complaint for corruption. In addition to that, we talk about the...

Duration:01:01:31

Freezenet Podcast: November 2021: Censor Wars: Episode 3: Revenge of the Liberals

12/17/2021
Welcome to the Public version of the Freezenet official podcast for November 2021. This month’s episode is entitled “Censor Wars: Episode 3: Revenge of the Liberals” over the renewed effort for the Canadian Liberal government to push through their war on the open Internet. Also this month, we cover the recent Denuvo DRM scandals and the twin threats to the Internet from both the UK and Europe. This is the Online Safety Bill and the Digital Services Act reforms respectively. In addition to...

Duration:00:25:51

Freezenet’s Official Podcast: October 2021: A Consultation Ignored is a Consultation Denied

11/12/2021
Welcome to the Public version of the Freezenet official podcast for October 2021. This month’s episode is entitled “A Consultation Ignored is a Consultation Denied” after the Canadian consultation on online harms. It’s basically widely expected to be ignored as of this podcast. In this episode, we dive in to what the submissions actually had to say – at least the submissions we had access to anyway. Apparently, the Canadian government has decided to keep them out of the public eye. We then...

Duration:00:37:18

Freezenet’s Official Podcast: September 2021: Election Night In Canada

10/14/2021
Welcome to the Public version of the Freezenet official podcast for September 2021. This month’s episode is entitled Election Night in Canada for our unmatched election coverage through the lens of digital rights. In addition to this, we cover the online speech concerns surrounding the Texas anti-abortion law as well as Apple’s file and message scanning story. We also cover all the usual music and video game reviews and even cover the a story about a really bad reason to call 999 in the...

Duration:00:31:29

Freezenet’s Official Podcast: August 2021: Censor Wars: Episode 2: Attack of the Liberals

9/9/2021
Welcome to the Public version of the Freezenet official podcast for August 2021. This month’s episode is entitled “Censor Wars: Episode 2: Attack of the Liberals” after the Liberals unveiling of their Online Harms paper. We also cover the story of Bill C-10 dying on the order-paper due to an election. Also, we cover the Canadian election by analyzing a number of political party platforms. We also cover the fines hitting Google and Amazon in Europe as well as all the usual music and video...

Duration:00:22:28

Freezenet’s Official Podcast: July 2021: Free Speech Survives!

8/18/2021
Welcome to the Public version of the Freezenet official podcast for July 2021. This month's episode is entitled "Free Speech Survives!" because Bill C-10 is seemingly destined to die on the orderpaper. Also this month, we offer an update to the ongoing story surrounding NSO Group as well as a development in the Article 17 debate going on in Europe. We also cover all the usual music and video game reviews as well as why you shouldn't mount a Starlink satellite dish on the hood of your car....

Duration:00:25:02

Freezenet’s Official Podcast: June 2021: Censor Wars: Episode 1: Battle for Free Speech

7/16/2021
Welcome to the Public version of the Freezenet official podcast for June 2021. This episode is entitled “Censor Wars: Episode 1: Battle for Free Speech” after the continued effort to push through Bill C-10. Also, we cover the CRTC decision that says that you clearly don’t pay enough for Internet and cell phone service as well as an update to the story about the RCMP’s use of Clearview AI. In addition to that, we cover all the usual music and video game reviews as well as the reason why it...

Duration:00:28:44

Freezenet’s Official Podcast: May 2021: Step Away from the Internet

6/16/2021
Welcome to the Public version of the Freezenet official podcast for May 2021. This episode is entitled “Step Away from the Internet” after the effort to push through the speech regulation bill, C-10. This episode also covers Bidens push to waive the COVID-19 vaccine patent protection and the malware that impacted 128 million iPhones. In addition to that, we also cover all the usual music and video game reviews as well as the story about how the Vancouver police arrested an innocent black...

Duration:00:29:18

Freezenet’s Official Podcast: April 2021 - Amazon Won

5/7/2021
Welcome to the Public version of the Freezenet official podcast for April 2021. This month’s episode is entitled "Amazon Won" after Amazon successfully crushing it's employee's efforts to unionize. Also this month, we cover the growing criticism of the Rogers Shaw merger as well as the massive half a billion user security incident at Facebook. We also cover all the usual music and video game reviews. We do have something important to say related to oddities and the forums as well. If...

Duration:00:26:24

Freezenet’s Official Podcast: March 2021 - Who Needs Some Real Competition?

4/17/2021
Welcome to the Public version of the Freezenet official podcast for March 2021. This month’s episode is entitled “Who Needs Some Real Competition?” after the story of the potential Rogers Shaw merger deal. We also cover Facebook folding to the link tax law pressure as well as the network neutrality ruling being made in California. Additionally, we cover all the usual music and video game reviews as well as the story about a low speed chase involving a stolen forklift. All this and more on...

Duration:00:28:20

Freezenet’s Official Podcast: February 2021 - Free Market for Me, but Not for Thee

3/20/2021
Welcome to the public version of episode 28 of the Freezenet official podcast for February 2021. This month’s episode is entitled “Free Market for Me, but Not for Thee” after the drama surrounding the SubReddit, WallstreetBets and the Gamestop stock. In addition to that, we also cover the escalating tensions surrounding the link tax in Canada and Australia. Also, we cover Joe Biden continuing Trump’s efforts to have Julian Assange extradited. In addition to that, we also cover all the...

Duration:00:32:00

Freezenet’s Official Podcast: January 2021 - Biden Begins

2/17/2021
Welcome to the public version of episode 27 of the Freezenet official podcast for January 2021. This month’s episode is entitled "Biden Begins" because of the beginning of Joe Biden's presidency. This month, we cover the online fallout of Donald Trumps incited terrorist attack on January 6th. We also cover the fallout hitting Parler in response to the attack. In addition to that, we cover the Trump NDAA veto override vote. Also, we cover all the usual music and video game reviews. We even...

Duration:00:23:27