Press Releases

List of our press releases, in reverse chronological order.

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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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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Margaret Atwood teams up with Paul Haggis, Dan Mangan, and over 200 Canadian artists to send message to party leaders about C-51’s attack on free expression

Privacy pillar Canada September 29th, 2015
Artists, writers, musicians, and film-makers including Mark Achbar, Hayden, Raffi, Thomas King, and John Dunsworth from the Trailer Park Boys, warn that C-51 will “silence dissenting voices” and announce “we will be voting for the repeal of C-51”
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Elizabeth May becomes first party leader to endorse OpenMedia’s pro-Internet Action Plan

Access pillar Free Expression pillar Privacy pillar Canada September 15th, 2015
Digital rights group is calling on all political parties and candidates to endorse pro-Internet plan crowdsourced from over 250,000 Canadians
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Over 250,000 people shape action plan to save the Internet

Privacy pillar Canada August 26th, 2015
Digital rights group OpenMedia releases comprehensive election platform packed with ideas crowdsourced from Canadians
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