Press Releases

List of our press releases, in reverse chronological order.

Advocates welcome major overhaul to Canada’s privacy law

November 17th, 2020
Bill C-11 provides much-needed protections for individuals’ data privacy
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Matthew Hatfield

Campaigns Director CANADA, Vancouver Time Zone: 6:27 am 1 (888) 441-2640 ext. 1

COVID Shield could be a positive first step for privacy

June 18th, 2020
But there is much more to do to substantively address COVID-19 and privacy
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Matthew Hatfield

Campaigns Director CANADA, Vancouver Time Zone: 6:27 am 1 (888) 441-2640 ext. 1

Canadian government commits to expediting rural broadband development

April 30th, 2020
Internet has been a critical lifeline throughout COVID-19, but many in rural Canada are being left behind.
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Big Telecom asks Trudeau to reject affordable Internet

November 13th, 2019
Incumbents’ tantrum over fair wholesale rates continues with petition to Governor in Council
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Good news for Internet affordability, as CRTC lowers wholesale broadband Internet rates

August 15th, 2019
Lower barriers for smaller providers means people in Canada may see more choice and lower Internet prices on the horizon
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NDP releases plan to bring Internet affordability to Canada

June 10th, 2019
OpenMedia welcomes the plan, and the critical attention to issue of Internet affordability
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EU Legal Committee Approves Controversial Copyright Directive

June 20th, 2018
In a major blow to the open Internet, the vote supports push for a link tax and censorship machines that will have a global impact
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Huge win for open Internet as U.S. Senate votes to restore Net Neutrality protections

May 16th, 2018
Next step is for the House of Representatives to vote to reject the Federal Communications Commission’s assault on the open Internet   
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As MEPs prepare for key vote, German government joins growing criticism of European Commission’s content censorship proposals

September 19th, 2017
In a potentially game-changing development, the EU’s largest member is joining six other nations in questioning the legality of the Commission’s proposed copyright changes
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