Press Releases

List of our press releases, in reverse chronological order.

“This campaign will continue until Bill C-51 is repealed” vow those who fought the reckless legislation, as government rams it through Senate in final vote

Access pillar Canada June 09th, 2015
OpenMedia launching renewed campaign at KillC51.ca as focus shifts to political arena, with commitment to kill the reckless and unpopular legislation set to become a decisive factor in October’s election
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Today is Cell Phone Freedom Day: new customer protection rules ensure 2–4 million Canadians can move between providers without penalty

Privacy pillar Canada June 03rd, 2015
Code contains significant customer protections for mobile phone and Internet users, including an end to 3-year contracts, and caps on roaming charges for data
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Firearms, Principled Conservative and Libertarian groups publish open letter to Stephen Harper and Senators warning that Bill C-51 will create “a long gun registry on steroids”

Access pillar Canada June 01st, 2015
Letter signed by National Firearms Association, Free Dominion and nearly 100 other groups and individuals from the “conservative and libertarian side of the political spectrum”
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Media Advisory: June 3 is Cell Phone Freedom Day: new mobile phone customer protection rules come into effect for 2–4 million Canadians

Privacy pillar Canada June 01st, 2015
Code contains significant customer protections for mobile phone and Internet users, including an end to 3-year contracts, and caps on roaming charges for data 
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Community-led rallies taking place in Ottawa and across Canada on Saturday as Senate prepares for crucial final vote on Bill C-51

Privacy pillar Canada May 28th, 2015
Canadians will converge on Ottawa from across the country to protest the reckless, dangerous, and irresponsible legislation about to be voted on by the Senate
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OpenMedia welcomes new CRTC Internet speed measurement program as a win for Canadians and an important step to protect net neutrality

Privacy pillar Canada May 21st, 2015
OpenMedia welcomes new CRTC Internet speed measurement program as a win for Canadians and an important step to protect net neutrality
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Breaking: CSE and Five Eyes revealed to be targeting popular mobile browsers and mobile App Stores - leaving millions at risk of having their private data hacked

Privacy pillar Canada May 21st, 2015
News comes one day after OpenMedia releases crowdsourced report recommending new rules to ban Mass Surveillance and create greater oversight for agencies like CSE 
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As government prepares to ram C-51 through Senate, OpenMedia launches crowdsourced Privacy Action Plan to address Canada’s stark privacy deficit

Access pillar Canada May 19th, 2015
Canada’s Privacy Plan is packed with proposals to restore privacy and roll back surveillance, based on ideas crowdsourced from over 125,000 Canadians
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Federal Court of Appeal rejects Big Telecom’s efforts to delay implementation of wireless customer protection rules

Privacy pillar Canada May 19th, 2015
Federal Court of Appeal rejects Big Telecom’s efforts to delay implementation of wireless customer protection rules
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