Press Releases

List of our press releases, in reverse chronological order.

With TPP on its deathbed, digital rights activists celebrate an end to the toxic trade agreement

Access pillar Canada International November 14th, 2016
Reports show the Obama administration will not pursue a vote to ratify the TPP during the lame duck session of Congress
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Federal Court judgement slams CSIS for violating privacy rights of Canadians

Access pillar Canada November 03rd, 2016
OpenMedia says ruling reinforces the case for repeal of Bill C-51 and for stronger accountability and oversight mechanisms
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OpenMedia to make definitive case to end data caps and ban differential pricing at CRTC hearings on Thursday

Access pillar Canada November 02nd, 2016
Canadians experience some of the lowest data caps and highest overage charges in the industrialized world, despite CRTC figures showing data usage surged 40% last year
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Spotlight turns to data caps, as CRTC study reveals skyrocketing data usage along with ongoing telecom price increases

Access pillar Canada October 26th, 2016
One week before high-profile CRTC hearing on data caps and Internet pricing, Commission's own study confirms data usage surged 40% from 2014 to 2015
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Katy Anderson

Digital Rights Specialist CANADA, Calgary Time Zone: 2:55 am +1 (888) 441 2640 ext. 1

Looking for unlimited Internet? You’re much better off with an indie provider, finds new report

Access pillar Canada October 13th, 2016
Report reveals that independent Internet providers offer consumers much better deals on data caps and overage charges than the large telcos
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Katy Anderson

Digital Rights Specialist CANADA, Calgary Time Zone: 2:55 am +1 (888) 441 2640 ext. 1

Privacy Commissioner’s Annual Report confirms that system is broken when it comes to Bill C-51 and CSE metadata sharing

Access pillar Canada September 27th, 2016
OpenMedia says Privacy Commissioner’s findings underscore the need for a complete repeal of Bill C-51 and an end to the bulk collection of Canadians’ metadata
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Consumer advocates highlight industry support for ending data caps and upholding Net Neutrality in CRTC consultation

Access pillar Canada September 21st, 2016
Rogers’ opposition to zero-rating and moves by U.S. firms Netflix and T-Mobile suggest Canadian telecoms should follow their lead and offer unlimited data plans
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Advocates warn leaked EU copyright directive is worse than feared

Access pillar Canada United States International August 31st, 2016
Draft laws confirm unprecedented new powers for large publishers that will stifle online innovation and dissemination of news and information in the European Union
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Ruth Coustick-Deal

Digital Rights Specialist London, UK Time Zone: 9:55 am 1 (888) 441-2640, ext. 0

Rock Against the TPP! Free Toronto Concert Sept. 16

Access pillar Canada August 24th, 2016
The Rock Against the TPP concert roadshow is coming to Toronto!
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CRTC review offers Canadians a welcome opportunity to improve Wireless Code’s customer safeguards

Access pillar Canada July 28th, 2016
Three years after Wireless Code was first published, it’s clear there’s room for improvement in protecting Canadians from Big Telecom mistreatment
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