Press Releases

List of our press releases, in reverse chronological order.

Ahead of unveiling of FCC plans to scrap Net Neutrality, Congress urged to hold oversight hearings into FCC Chair Ajit Pai’s proposals

Access pillar United States International April 26th, 2017
House and Senate leaders warned about the loss of Net Neutrality as Pai is widely expected to announce plans to dismantle common carriage safeguards this week
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Launch of IXmaps Internet Mapping tool enables Canadians to see exactly where their data travels online

Access pillar Free Expression pillar Canada March 28th, 2017
Researchers estimate that at least 90% of Canadians’ Internet traffic travels via the U.S., where it is especially vulnerable to NSA surveillance
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European Parliament deals major blow to Commission plans for a Link Tax, as Copyright Rapporteur recommends MEPs reject the idea

Access pillar International March 08th, 2017
Closely-watched report recommends that plans for a Link Tax (Article 11) be removed from draft legislation, but doesn’t go far enough to address concerns about content censorship
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Ruth Coustick-Deal

Digital Rights Specialist London, UK Time Zone: 11:27 am 1 (888) 441-2640, ext. 0

IMCO Committee recommends EU Parliament reject plans for Link Tax, warns content filtering harms interests of Internet users

Access pillar International February 24th, 2017
Parliament’s Committee on the Internal Market recommends that Commission plans for a Link Tax (Article 11) be completely removed from draft legislation
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Vancouver event to examine how local municipalities across Canada are bringing faster, cheaper Internet to their communities

Access pillar Free Expression pillar Canada February 23rd, 2017
OpenMedia’s Josh Tabish will deliver a talk about the Connecting Canadian Communities municipal broadband project at event organized by the Canadian Internet Registration Authority
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Release of first batch of security consultation submissions is big win for transparency, but litmus test will be how government responds

Access pillar Canada February 15th, 2017
Submissions from 12,156 Canadians have been published online by Public Safety Canada, with remaining submissions expected to be made public in the coming weeks
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For Canada to consider a TPP without the U.S. would require a total overhaul of the deal and extensive citizen participation

Access pillar Canada February 10th, 2017
As Canada confirms its participation in next month’s trade talks in Chile, Canadians are still waiting on the results from the government’s TPP consultations
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Communities, local leaders, and entrepreneurs come together for faster, cheaper Internet through Community Broadband

Access pillar Canada January 23rd, 2017
In wake of December’s historic CRTC ruling on high-speed Internet, local governments across the nation are being urged to step up and play their part
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Katy Anderson

Digital Rights Specialist CANADA, Calgary Time Zone: 4:27 am +1 (888) 441 2640 ext. 1