Press Releases

List of our press releases, in reverse chronological order.

Susan McLennan appointed as Board Chair of OpenMedia

Privacy pillar Canada United States International November 04th, 2016
Appointment means that OpenMedia is now helmed by two women, Susan McLennan as Board Chair and Laura Tribe as Executive Director
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OpenMedia submits intervention to critical Supreme Court of Canada case that could shape the future of free expression online

Privacy pillar Canada United States International October 05th, 2016
Today’s deadline sees all intervenors submit arguments in a case that Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin has called one of the most important the Court will hear this year
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EU Commission formally proposes Link Tax to European Parliament as part of new Copyright Directive

Privacy pillar Canada United States International September 14th, 2016
Commission submits “some of the worst copyright rules in the world” to the European Parliament, including unprecedented new Link Tax powers for publishing giants
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Ruth Coustick-Deal

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Government report on TPP’s economic cost completely ignores potential for huge damage to innovation and our digital economy

Privacy pillar Canada September 09th, 2016
Basing an overall decision on TPP on such a flawed and limited assessment would be “like buying a used car sight unseen” warn advocates
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CRTC decision on network access will limit Internet choice for Canadian businesses and homes

Privacy pillar Canada June 29th, 2016
We'll need to monitor the implications of this decision closely, to ensure the CRTC's overall framework is benefiting Canadian businesses and households
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Music, speeches, and a crowdsourced Jumbotron greet Trade Minister Freeland with one clear message: Don’t lock us into the TPP!

Privacy pillar Canada June 15th, 2016
Mounting opposition to TPP reflected outside and inside today’s government-hosted Town Hall at the University of Toronto
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Community Festival to protest Trans-Pacific Partnership at Minister Freeland’s Town Hall in Toronto

Privacy pillar Canada June 14th, 2016
PHOTO OPPORTUNITY: Large Jumbotron outside the Town Hall will beam images and messages from everyday Canadians about the negative impacts of the TPP
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CRTC urged to end Internet data caps and punitive overage charges

Privacy pillar Canada June 09th, 2016
Internet users are mobilizing to seek end to data caps, as new report reveals how Canadians are getting a raw deal on both wired and wireless services
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Revelations that CSE shared years of Canadians’ phone logs and Internet data with NSA underlines need for far tighter oversight

Privacy pillar Canada June 02nd, 2016
Information handed over to the NSA and other foreign agencies can reveal the most intimate details of a Canadian’s private life
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