Press Releases

List of our press releases, in reverse chronological order.

Elizabeth May becomes first party leader to endorse OpenMedia’s pro-Internet Action Plan

Access pillar Free Expression pillar Privacy pillar Canada September 15th, 2015
Digital rights group is calling on all political parties and candidates to endorse pro-Internet plan crowdsourced from over 250,000 Canadians
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OpenMedia criticizes police push for warrantless access to private Internet subscriber data

Free Expression pillar Canada August 25th, 2015
OpenMedia criticizes police push for warrantless access to private Internet subscriber data
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In a win for Canadians, CRTC promises fair rules to increase independent choice and affordability for fiber Internet access

Free Expression pillar Canada July 22nd, 2015
New rules ensure that Canadians will be able to access an affordable range of services from a variety of providers outside Canada’s telecom giants
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#StopC51 campaigners vow to keep up the fight, after government uses majority to ram unpopular legislation through Commons after just two days of debate

Free Expression pillar Canada May 06th, 2015
The controversial Bill will now be considered by the Senate, as campaigners promise to turn Bill C-51 into a key election issue in October, if that’s what it takes to overturn the Bill
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Expert Report reveals which telecom companies have your back when it comes to being transparent about protecting privacy

Free Expression pillar Canada March 12th, 2015
Report provides Canadians with an at-a-glance tool to rate their Internet provider’s transparency around privacy safeguards. Indie ISP Teksavvy “stands out” as the best of the 10 major retailers measured.
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Obama Administration to provide citizens with faster, cheaper Internet while Canada falls behind

Free Expression pillar Canada January 14th, 2015
Internet advocates celebrate Obama’s move, and point to it as the type of action required to get Canada’s Internet rates and speeds on par with global counterparts.
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Shaw is trying to force indie Internet providers to artificially raise prices for Canadians

Free Expression pillar Canada January 08th, 2015
New move blocks Canadians from affordable Internet alternatives, in attempt to force independent providers to raise prices in line with Shaw’s recent steep price hike
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