Press Releases

List of our press releases, in reverse chronological order.

24,000+ call on Congress to #StopFacebook from fueling far-right extremism by passing a federal data privacy law

January 4th, 2022
Facebook’s algorithmic manipulation is fuelling the extremism that led to the January 6 attack. Data privacy is fundamental to disarming Facebook’s data weapon.
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Matthew Hatfield

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Matthew Hatfield

Campaigns Director CANADA, Vancouver Time Zone: 6:28 am 1 (888) 441-2640 ext. 1

European Parliament approves unpopular Link Tax and mandatory content filtering in its final vote on the Copyright Directive

March 26th, 2019
Despite massive public outcry and opposition from dozens of experts and academics the European Parliament failed to even allow a vote on amendments
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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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Federal Communications Commission votes to repeal Net Neutrality protections that ensure an open and equal Internet

December 14th, 2017
Vote comes amid study that over 83% of U.S. citizens oppose the decision, which will impact all Internet users and businesses
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FCC Chairman Ajit Pai announces proposal to dismantle Net Neutrality protections

November 21st, 2017
If passed, the order will make the Internet more expensive and give already powerful telecom companies even more control over citizens’ online experience.
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European Parliament’s civil liberties committee strikes blow to dangerous proposals for content censorship

November 20th, 2017
Recommendations for a censorship machine were removed, but remaining loopholes are open to abuse by private companies
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U.S. District Court defends online free expression and principles of intermediary liability with recent decision

November 3rd, 2017
U.S. ruling blocks Supreme Court of Canada global takedown decision in Google v. Equustek.
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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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OpenMedia joins Massive Internet-Wide Day of Action to defend Net Neutrality and prevent Internet Slow Lanes

July 12th, 2017
July 12th Day of Action is backed by thousands of websites, including household names such as Twitter, Facebook, Google, Amazon, Reddit, Netflix, OK Cupid, PornHub, Mozilla, Etsy, Snapchat, and Vimeo
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