Press Releases

List of our press releases, in reverse chronological order.

Huge win for Canadians, as Minister Bains rejects Bell Canada’s attempt to block small providers from ultra-fast Fibre Internet

May 11th, 2016
Decision came after nearly 80,000 people spoke out in debate widely seen as litmus test for future of Canadian telecom policy under new federal government
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Let’s talk TPP! Diverse range of groups empower Canadians to voice concerns about Trans-Pacific Partnership

March 24th, 2016
Canadians can use new online tool to place their concerns about the TPP’s impact on digital rights, the environment, jobs, and healthcare, on the public record
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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

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

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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Landmark pro-privacy ruling sets important precedent for cell phone privacy in 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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Following Shaw takeover of Wind, will the Big Four be any better for Canadian wireless customers than the Big Three?

December 16th, 2015
Shaw takeover of Wind creates possibility for greater customer choice, but sparks concern about industry concentration and the impact on Canada’s high wireless prices
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Researchers map the Internet’s “boomerang routes” where data transfers between Canadians move through the US, increasing exposure to state surveillance

December 16th, 2015
Team at University of Toronto launches new mapping tool to help Canadians understand the movement of their Internet data
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European Commission proposal to copyright Internet links and snippets reveals shocking disregard for how the Internet works

December 9th, 2015
Experts warn that today’s heavy-handed European Commission proposals will stifle free expression and people’s ability to share news and access information online.
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