In Ottawa and Gatineau, which are both National Capital regions, National Capital FreeNet is the internet service provider for thousands of people.
NCF is Ottawa’s largest non-profit internet provider. It was founded by the people at Carleton University in 1992.
Membership is free with no strings attached. They refer to their “customers as members since NFC is a non-profit entity. NFC is governed by its members which makes it independent and trustworthy to people. (NFC hopes that you’ll vote at the annual online meeting, keeping in mind that it’s optional).
NFC offer high speed DSL internet access at non-profit prices. Other services that are offered by NFC include spam control with the help of NFC’s spam filter and disposable email addresses, Canada based email services, discussion groups and web page hosting. Canadian privacy laws offers protection since they are based in Canada. This is in contrast to using emails located in the United States like Yahoo, Google and Microsoft.