Press Releases

List of our press releases, in reverse chronological order.

New privacy legislation repeats past mistakes

June 16th, 2022
Bill C-27 leaves the privacy of people in Canada at risk
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Rosa Addario

Communications Manager CANADA, Montreal Time Zone: 1:30 pm 1 (888) 441-2640 ext. 0

Canada must take on the data economy

June 1st, 2022
The wild west for third-party data brokers must come to an end.
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Rosa Addario

Communications Manager CANADA, Montreal Time Zone: 1:30 pm 1 (888) 441-2640 ext. 0

Good news for Internet affordability, as CRTC lowers wholesale broadband Internet rates

August 15th, 2019
Lower barriers for smaller providers means people in Canada may see more choice and lower Internet prices on the horizon
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NDP releases plan to bring Internet affordability to Canada

June 10th, 2019
OpenMedia welcomes the plan, and the critical attention to issue of Internet affordability
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EU Legal Committee Approves Controversial Copyright Directive

June 20th, 2018
In a major blow to the open Internet, the vote supports push for a link tax and censorship machines that will have a global impact
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Huge win for open Internet as U.S. Senate votes to restore Net Neutrality protections

May 16th, 2018
Next step is for the House of Representatives to vote to reject the Federal Communications Commission’s assault on the open Internet   
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Federal Communications Commission votes to begin dismantling Net Neutrality

May 18th, 2017
Trump-appointed FCC Chairman Ajit Pai is backing a plan that will eliminate Title II protections that ensure all traffic is treated equally online
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Government report on TPP’s economic cost completely ignores potential for huge damage to innovation and our digital economy

September 9th, 2016
Basing an overall decision on TPP on such a flawed and limited assessment would be “like buying a used car sight unseen” warn advocates
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