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Press Releases

List of our press releases, in reverse chronological order, Canada context.

Massive B.C. Privacy Breach underlines risks of government using C-51 to collect and store our private info

September 23, 2015Privacy

Elizabeth May becomes first party leader to endorse OpenMedia’s pro-Internet Action Plan

September 15, 2015Privacy
Digital rights group is calling on all political parties and candidates to endorse pro-Internet plan crowdsourced from over 250,000 Canadians

Over 250,000 people shape action plan to save the Internet

August 26, 2015Privacy
Digital rights group OpenMedia releases comprehensive election platform packed with ideas crowdsourced from Canadians

OpenMedia criticizes police push for warrantless access to private Internet subscriber data

August 25, 2015Privacy
OpenMedia criticizes police push for warrantless access to private Internet subscriber data

New TPP leak shows Canada would be required to massively overhaul copyright, damaging free expression and censoring Internet

August 5, 2015Free Expression
Trans-Pacific Partnership text reveals that U.S. pressure could result in new rules for Canadians that allow for website blocking, and new criminal penalties for copyright infringement

New video sets out action plan to tackle Canadian privacy deficit, as hundreds of thousands continue to speak up against Bill C-51

July 23, 2015
Plan lays out tangible steps for federal government to take to restore Canadians’ digital privacy

In a win for Canadians, CRTC promises fair rules to increase independent choice and affordability for fiber Internet access

July 22, 2015Access
New rules ensure that Canadians will be able to access an affordable range of services from a variety of providers outside Canada’s telecom giants

European Parliament rejects ‘Link Tax’ proposal, in big win for Internet users

July 9, 2015Free Expression
75,000-strong Save The Link Campaign welcomes the rejection of proposal that could have resulted in severe repercussions for free speech online

Canadian cell phone users won't be satisfied with Rogers/Mobilicity deal

June 24, 2015Access
Rogers $440 million takeover of Mobilicity will mean fewer choices for Canadian cell phone subscribers when wireless prices are already increasing at 3 times the rate of inflation

Mobilicity employees’ MVNO proposal deserves serious consideration, although wireless prices will rise even further unless indie spectrum is kept out of Big Telecom’s hands

June 22, 2015Access
Reports over weekend suggest government is poised to allow Rogers and Telus to acquire Mobilicity’s valuable wireless spectrum, despite promises it would be set aside for affordable, independent providers