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Press Releases

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

Local tech leaders launch #StepUp4Net fundraising campaign for digital rights organization OpenMedia

December 11, 2014
Fundraising drive challenges tech community to step up and defend the free and open Internet with matching donations up to $50,000

Supreme Court ruling permitting warrantless cell phone searches underlines need for much stronger legal privacy safeguards, says

December 11, 2014Privacy

OpenMedia takes detailed input from 30,000 Canadians to crucial CRTC hearing that will decide future of Internet access in Canada

December 1, 2014Access

Massive government privacy breach of famous Canadians shows urgent need for far stronger protections to safeguard Canadians’ data

November 25, 2014Privacy
High-profile figures including Margaret Atwood and Jean Chretien among the victims of latest in a long string of government privacy breaches affecting over 725,000 of us 

Government’s Facebook mass spying plan will further erode privacy of law-abiding Canadians

November 13, 2014Privacy

First decision to come out of CRTC’s Let’s Talk TV consultation is a win for Canadians

November 6, 2014Access

Big Telecom customer mistreatment is still running rampant, as official report confirms 11,340 complaints in just 12 months

November 4, 2014Access
CCTS Annual Report reveals sharp 74% rise in complaints about misleading wireless contracts. Bell and its subsidiaries accounted for over 40% of all telecom complaints.

MPs should listen to Canadians and support Liberal bill to make spy agency CSEC more transparent and accountable to citizens

October 29, 2014Privacy
Privacy advocates hail Joyce Murray’s Private Members Bill as a step forward to boost transparency, oversight, and accountability for secretive spy agency CSEC

As the Government announces new CSIS spy powers, Canadians have begun working together to set out their own pro-privacy plan for 21st century technology

October 27, 2014Privacy builds definitive case for opening Canada’s wireless networks to lower prices for all Canadians

October 24, 2014Access
Following official confirmation from the Competition Bureau that the Big Three are artificially keeping prices high, OpenMedia and CIPPIC's joint submission to the CRTC sets out common sense steps for fixing Canada’s broken wireless market