Press Releases

List of our press releases, in reverse chronological order.

24,000+ call on Congress to #StopFacebook from fueling far-right extremism by passing a federal data privacy law

January 4th, 2022
Facebook’s algorithmic manipulation is fuelling the extremism that led to the January 6 attack. Data privacy is fundamental to disarming Facebook’s data weapon.
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Matthew Hatfield

Campaigns Director CANADA, Vancouver Time Zone: 5:14 am 1 (888) 441-2640 ext. 1

Trudeau abandons promise to lower Internet and cell phone bills

December 17th, 2021
Mandate letters miss the mark entirely on affordable connectivity and Internet access.
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Matthew Hatfield

Campaigns Director CANADA, Vancouver Time Zone: 5:14 am 1 (888) 441-2640 ext. 1

Government promises to learn from Internet regulation mistakes

December 16th, 2021
But will harmful content legislation and Broadcasting Act reform do so?
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Matthew Hatfield

Campaigns Director CANADA, Vancouver Time Zone: 5:14 am 1 (888) 441-2640 ext. 1

Throne speech doubles down on botched approach to tackling Big Tech

November 23rd, 2021
Government signals it will neglect its duty to address core Internet affordability and privacy reform issues.
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Matthew Hatfield

Campaigns Director CANADA, Vancouver Time Zone: 5:14 am 1 (888) 441-2640 ext. 1

OpenMedia calls for government to introduce improved privacy law reform on one year anniversary of failed bill

November 17th, 2021
Canada is even further from increased privacy protections today than when C-11 was introduced a year ago.
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Rosa Addario

Communications Manager CANADA, Montreal Time Zone: 8:14 am 1 (888) 441-2640 ext. 0

OpenMedia calls on ISED Minister to condemn Rogers Shaw deal

October 28th, 2021
Minister Champagne’s renewal was approved on Tuesday in the midst of the biggest telecom merger in Canadian history.
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Rosa Addario

Communications Manager CANADA, Montreal Time Zone: 8:14 am 1 (888) 441-2640 ext. 0

Civil society and experts demand transparency from harmful content consultation

October 27th, 2021
Government cannot move Internet legislation forward without basic accountability
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Matthew Hatfield

Campaigns Director CANADA, Vancouver Time Zone: 5:14 am 1 (888) 441-2640 ext. 1

OpenMedia calls on all political parties to explicitly oppose the Rogers-Shaw deal

September 10th, 2021
Any federal leader who cares about Internet affordability must block this deal.
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Matthew Hatfield

Campaigns Director CANADA, Vancouver Time Zone: 5:14 am 1 (888) 441-2640 ext. 1

Matthew Hatfield

Campaigns Director CANADA, Vancouver Time Zone: 5:14 am 1 (888) 441-2640 ext. 1

Senate must give Bill C-10 the scrutiny the government refused

June 22nd, 2021
Sweeping new Internet regulations cannot be forced through without sound democratic process
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Matthew Hatfield

Campaigns Director CANADA, Vancouver Time Zone: 5:14 am 1 (888) 441-2640 ext. 1
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