Press Releases

List of our press releases, in reverse chronological order.

OpenMedia.ca joins with BC FIPA and CIPPIC to call for senior intelligence officials to testify under oath at Monday Senate hearing

Privacy pillar United States International January 31st, 2014
Call comes in response to shocking revelation that CSEC spied and tracked movements of thousands of Canadian air travellers
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OpenMedia.ca joins with BC FIPA and CIPPIC to call for senior intelingence officials testify under oath at Monday Senate hearing

Privacy pillar United States International January 31st, 2014
Call comes in response to shocking revelation that CSEC spied and tracked movements of thousands of Canadian air travellers
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Competition Bureau confirms Big Three blocking Canadians from affordable wireless options

Privacy pillar Canada January 29th, 2014
Competition Bureau submission amounts to independent confirmation that the Big Three telecom giants are using their power and control to block Canadians from independent wireless options.
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Government must act immediately to implement Privacy Commissioner’s new recommendations to safeguard Canadians’ privacy from spy agency CSEC

Privacy pillar United States International January 28th, 2014
Government should immediately implement Privacy Commissioner’s report as step toward greater spy agency transparency and accountability, says OpenMedia.ca
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Privacy pillar Canada January 22nd, 2014
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Leading Canadian surveillance expert Ron Deibert to speak at UBC event in Vancouver amidst growing privacy concerns

Privacy pillar United States International January 22nd, 2014
Professor Ron Deibert, now a best-selling author, has long track record of sounding alarm about blanket government surveillance of law-abiding citizens.
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A groundswell of Canadians speak out against government revival of Vic Toews-inspired online spying legislation

Privacy pillar United States International December 11th, 2013
As parliamentarians return to their ridings for the winter holidays, citizens and groups from across the political spectrum are raising concerns about how Peter MacKay’s online spying Bill C-13 would undermine Canadians’ privacy
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Australians warn Canadians about 88 million dollar economic fallout from caving into U.S. pressure on digital policy

Privacy pillar United States International December 06th, 2013
Trade Ministers set to gather for crucial Singapore TPP talks with U.S. lobbyists aiming to strong-arm Canada into adopting Internet censorship rules that damaged the Australian economy
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New Snowden Documents reveal the Canadian government partnered in illegal spying on Canadian soil

Privacy pillar United States International November 27th, 2013
Canadians are demanding action after shocking revelations show how out-of-control spy agency CSEC is damaging democracy at home and Canada’s relationships abroad
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