Press Releases

List of our press releases, in reverse chronological order.

As MEPs prepare for key vote, German government joins growing criticism of European Commission’s content censorship proposals

Privacy pillar Canada United States International 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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Ruth Coustick-Deal

Digital Rights Specialist London, UK Time Zone: 11:00 pm 1 (888) 441-2640, ext. 0

Federal Communications Commission votes to begin dismantling Net Neutrality

Privacy pillar International May 18th, 2017
Trump-appointed FCC Chairman Ajit Pai is backing a plan that will eliminate Title II protections that ensure all traffic is treated equally online
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In significant win for citizens, CRTC framework prevents telecom providers from engaging in discriminatory data pricing practices

Privacy pillar Canada April 20th, 2017
Today’s ruling strengthens Net Neutrality protections by discouraging telecom providers from zero-rating certain apps and services and not others
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EU Commission formally proposes Link Tax to European Parliament as part of new Copyright Directive

Privacy pillar Canada United States International September 14th, 2016
Commission submits “some of the worst copyright rules in the world” to the European Parliament, including unprecedented new Link Tax powers for publishing giants
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Ruth Coustick-Deal

Digital Rights Specialist London, UK Time Zone: 11:00 pm 1 (888) 441-2640, ext. 0

CRTC decision on network access will limit Internet choice for Canadian businesses and homes

Privacy pillar Canada June 29th, 2016
We'll need to monitor the implications of this decision closely, to ensure the CRTC's overall framework is benefiting Canadian businesses and households
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Music, speeches, and a crowdsourced Jumbotron greet Trade Minister Freeland with one clear message: Don’t lock us into the TPP!

Privacy pillar Canada June 15th, 2016
Mounting opposition to TPP reflected outside and inside today’s government-hosted Town Hall at the University of Toronto
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Community Festival to protest Trans-Pacific Partnership at Minister Freeland’s Town Hall in Toronto

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

Privacy pillar Canada 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: 6:00 pm 1 (888) 441-2640 ext. 2

Let’s talk TPP! Diverse range of groups empower Canadians to voice concerns about Trans-Pacific Partnership

Privacy pillar Canada 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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