Press Releases

List of our press releases, in reverse chronological order.

Margaret Atwood teams up with Paul Haggis, Dan Mangan, and over 200 Canadian artists to send message to party leaders about C-51’s attack on free expression

Privacy pillar Canada September 29th, 2015
Artists, writers, musicians, and film-makers including Mark Achbar, Hayden, Raffi, Thomas King, and John Dunsworth from the Trailer Park Boys, warn that C-51 will “silence dissenting voices” and announce “we will be voting for the repeal of C-51”
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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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Over 250,000 people shape action plan to save the Internet

Privacy pillar Canada August 26th, 2015
Digital rights group OpenMedia releases comprehensive election platform packed with ideas crowdsourced from Canadians
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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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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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