Press Releases

List of our press releases, in reverse chronological order.

Community Festival to protest Trans-Pacific Partnership at Minister Freeland’s Town Hall in Toronto

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

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

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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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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