Press Releases

List of our press releases, in reverse chronological order.

Huge international campaign beams 3.1 million signature petition count on prominent buildings in Washington, D.C.

Privacy pillar United States International May 01st, 2014
Massive numbers of people are speaking out against fast track legislation and Trans-Pacific Partnership secrecy as Senate Finance Committee prepares for crucial TPP hearing following President Obama’s return to Washington
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As Obama tries to lock down Trans-Pacific Partnership, Canadian Internet freedom group takes message directly to U.S. Capitol

Privacy pillar United States International April 21st, 2014
Canada’s OpenMedia leads huge international campaign shining “Stop the Secrecy” spotlight on prominent buildings in Washington D.C. to protest TPP’s secretive Internet Censorship plan
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900 Social Insurance Numbers stolen due to Heartbleed,  breaches of private citizen data affecting over 725,000 of us; OpenMedia.ca available to comment

Privacy pillar United States International April 14th, 2014
Canadians deserve answers from the government about what it’s doing to keep our private data secure, says community-based group working to protect the privacy of all Canadians
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Government’s digital strategy leaves Canada stuck in the slow lane - fails to tackle stark digital divide and national digital deficit

Privacy pillar United States International April 04th, 2014
Canadians deserve so much more than just warmed-up leftovers from previous government announcements: new strategy means Canada will likely fall even further behind its global counterparts on Internet affordability, access, and speed
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With Canada plummeting in Internet world rankings, Canadians tell Minister Moore not to squander our $5.2bn Digital Endowment

Privacy pillar United States International March 26th, 2014
Government should invest digital windfall from sale of public spectrum assets into tackling Canada’s national digital deficit and growing digital divide
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Wireless price hike underlines government’s failure to deliver its promise to lower rates and rein in high-cost Big Telecom giants

Privacy pillar United States International March 18th, 2014
Urgent government action required to open networks to ensure Canadians have affordable alternatives to the Big Three providers
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Telecoms refuse to come clean about whether they are helping the government to spy on law-abiding Canadians

Privacy pillar United States International March 05th, 2014
Citizens left asking “what have they got to hide?” after major Canadian telecoms refuse to answer questions put to them by leading privacy researchers & civil liberties groups
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Federal budget investment in rural broadband welcome but it must not be used to entrench Big Telecom’s poor service

Privacy pillar United States International February 11th, 2014
Community-based OpenMedia.ca says $2bn investment and open access requirements needed to ensure rural Canadians have quality Internet service independent of the high costs and slow speeds offered by Canada’s Big Telecom giants
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Huge Coalition unites to demand end to Spy Agency Cash Grab - MPs should stop wasting billions spying on law-abiding Canadians

Privacy pillar United States International February 11th, 2014
Budget Day Action will urge MPs to side with taxpayers against CSEC waste; group warns spying on innocent Canadians hurts democracy at home and Canada’s reputation abroad
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