Press Releases

List of our press releases, in reverse chronological order.

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

Privacy pillar Canada 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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Laura Tribe

Executive Director CANADA, Ottawa Time Zone: 5:49 pm 1 (888) 441-2640 ext. 2

NDP releases plan to bring Internet affordability to Canada

Privacy pillar Canada June 10th, 2019
OpenMedia welcomes the plan, and the critical attention to issue of Internet affordability
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Laura Tribe

Executive Director CANADA, Ottawa Time Zone: 5:49 pm 1 (888) 441-2640 ext. 2

EU Legal Committee Approves Controversial Copyright Directive

Privacy pillar Canada United States International 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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Laura Tribe

Executive Director CANADA, Ottawa Time Zone: 5:49 pm 1 (888) 441-2640 ext. 2

Huge win for open Internet as U.S. Senate votes to restore Net Neutrality protections

Privacy pillar Canada International 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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Katy Anderson

Digital Rights Specialist CANADA, Calgary Time Zone: 3:49 pm +1 (888) 441 2640 ext. 1

Federal Communications Commission votes to begin dismantling Net Neutrality

Privacy pillar International 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

Privacy pillar Canada September 09th, 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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Trans-Pacific Partnership to be signed in a New Zealand casino tomorrow, OpenMedia available to comment

Privacy pillar Canada United States International February 02nd, 2016
Trade Ministers will gather in Auckland, New Zealand to sign the controversial deal.
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Court hearing pits independent researcher Ben Klass against Bell Canada in case that will decide future of Net Neutrality in Canada

Privacy pillar Canada January 18th, 2016
David -v- Goliath case will determine whether telecom giants can discriminate against competing apps and services
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Landmark pro-privacy ruling sets important precedent for cell phone privacy in Canada

Privacy pillar Canada January 14th, 2016
Police request for “tower dump” of user data from Rogers and Telus ruled a violation of privacy rights
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Laura Tribe

Executive Director CANADA, Ottawa Time Zone: 5:49 pm 1 (888) 441-2640 ext. 2