Press Releases

List of our press releases, in reverse chronological order.

Concerned Canadian reveals Bell’s anti-competitive practices

Free Expression pillar United States International November 19th, 2013
OpenMedia.ca joins with Manitoba resident Ben Klass to call on the CRTC to stop Big Telecom from making independent services more expensive for Canadians
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Leaked documents reveal extreme Internet censorship plan in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) - Internet users around the globe outraged

Free Expression pillar United States International November 13th, 2013
November 13, 2013 – This morning WikiLeaks released secret documents that have confirmed an extreme Internet censorship plan is being pushed behind closed doors as part of the International Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement. Over 100,000 people from around the world have already spoken through an online campaign at http://openmedia.org/censorship
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Canadian innovators and entrepreneurs urge Industry Minister to take action to fix our broken cell phone market

Free Expression pillar United States International September 06th, 2013
Leading innovators call for new measures to stop the Big Three from blocking mobile startups from reaching Canadians
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Diverse International coalition launches alternative process to secretive Trans-Pacific Partnership talks

Free Expression pillar United States International July 24th, 2013
July 24, 2013 – The Fair Deal Coalition has launched a new initiative that will give Internet users a platform to discuss what copyright should look like under the TPP. The Coalition’s ‘Your Digital Future’ tool invites stakeholders from all sectors - not just old media conglomerates - to discuss what kind of copyright law the TPP countries need in order to encourage creativity, participation, and innovation.
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CRTC to decide whether to allow Bell’s takeover of Astral on Thursday; OpenMedia.ca available to comment

Free Expression pillar United States International June 25th, 2013
Decision will determine whether Bell will be given more control over Canada’s already highly-concentrated media system
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Stop selling out our free expression online in TPP talks, OpenMedia.ca urges Trade Minister

Free Expression pillar United States International May 28th, 2013
Secretive, industry-driven copyright proposals could wreck Canada’s digital economy, restrict our open Internet, and undermine our fundamental rights
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