Press Releases

List of our press releases, in reverse chronological order.

Revelations that CSE shared years of Canadians’ phone logs and Internet data with NSA underlines need for far tighter oversight

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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Rogers’ Transparency Report is step in the right direction for privacy

May 19th, 2016
Report sets a positive example for other telecom giants, such as Bell, who prefer to leave their customers in the dark.
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Laura Tribe

Executive Director CANADA, Ottawa Time Zone: 11:55 am 1 (888) 441-2640 ext. 2

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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Detailed feedback from thousands of EU Internet users rejecting Commission’s Link Tax plan to be presented to key MEPs

May 11th, 2016
MEPs on key European Parliament committee meet with OpenMedia to discuss opposition to ancillary copyright and additional liabilities for online platforms
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From a Giant Jumbotron to a Giant Banner, Vancouver TPP hearing attendees won’t be able to ignore feedback from Canadians

April 15th, 2016
PHOTO OPPORTUNITY: Input from over 35,000 Canadians to be featured on big screen and on a 20-foot banner, as Parliamentary Trade Committee hosts hearings in Vancouver about the controversial deal
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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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Trans-Pacific Partnership to be signed in a New Zealand casino tomorrow, OpenMedia available to comment

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

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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Laura Tribe

Executive Director CANADA, Ottawa Time Zone: 11:55 am 1 (888) 441-2640 ext. 2