Press Releases

List of our press releases, in reverse chronological order.

Let’s talk TPP! Diverse range of groups empower Canadians to voice concerns about Trans-Pacific Partnership

Privacy pillar Canada 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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Trans-Pacific Partnership to be signed in a New Zealand casino tomorrow, OpenMedia available to comment

Privacy pillar Canada United States International February 02nd, 2016
Trade Ministers will gather in Auckland, New Zealand to sign the controversial deal.
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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

Privacy pillar 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

Privacy pillar 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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Laura Tribe

Executive Director CANADA, Ottawa Time Zone: 12:41 pm 1 (888) 441-2640 ext. 2

Landmark pro-privacy ruling sets important precedent for cell phone privacy in Canada

Privacy pillar 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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Laura Tribe

Executive Director CANADA, Ottawa Time Zone: 12:41 pm 1 (888) 441-2640 ext. 2

Following Shaw takeover of Wind, will the Big Four be any better for Canadian wireless customers than the Big Three?

Privacy pillar Canada 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

Privacy pillar Canada 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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Laura Tribe

Executive Director CANADA, Ottawa Time Zone: 12:41 pm 1 (888) 441-2640 ext. 2

European Commission proposal to copyright Internet links and snippets reveals shocking disregard for how the Internet works

Privacy pillar Canada United States International December 09th, 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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WikiLeaks release of TPP Intellectual Property chapter confirms agreement threatens Canada’s Internet freedom

Access pillar Privacy pillar Canada October 09th, 2015
Confirmed: 20-year copyright term extensions, new rules that would induce ISPs to block websites, and criminal penalties for the circumvention of digital locks
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