Lindsey Pinto

Lindsey Pinto is the communications manager at OpenMedia.ca. She aspires to put Canada on the map as a leader in net neutrality, fair copyright and the effective use of independent media for political communication.

Stopping the internet meter: weekly news update from OpenMedia.ca

This past Thursday, the CRTC made their final decision in this Stop The Meter saga: people can now rest easy bout usage-based billing.

Canadians need more cell phone plan choices: update from OpenMedia.ca

Lack of competition in the Canadian market means that more big companies like Rogers can keep gouging customers with high fees.

Complaints about internet service providers limiting online choice nearly double: OpenMedia.ca

The CRTC—the body in charge of telecom in Canada—released a status report showing that complaints about ISPs limiting online choice have almost doubled since last year. So what does this mean? Well...

A New Year: Weekly News Update from OpenMedia.ca

Hi I'm Lindsey and this is your weekly news update from OpenMedia.ca. It's a new year everybody, and you know what that means: we're all looking ahead and thinking about what threats we'll face, what...

Canadians are paying too high a price for Internet use

Dear Canadians: your Internet bill is not normal.

Big Telecom's cringe-worthy PR: Weekly News Update from OpenMedia.ca

Here's the latest from Openmedia.ca Big telecom company Bell announced this week that it'll be reattempting its highly unpopular takeover of Astral Media. It's been just about a month since the CRTC...

We Must Continue: Weekly News Update from OpenMedia.ca

Hi I'm Lindsey and this is your weekly news update from OpenMedia.ca. This week, a CRTC decision brings us a step closer to affordability and Big Telecom transparency. And we have an update about...

A Win: Weekly News Update from OpenMedia.ca

Hi I'm Lindsey and this is your weekly news update from OpenMedia.ca. We had a big win this week: after thousands of you made your voices heard at StopTheTakeover.ca, the CRTC decided to rule in the...

Online spying bill C-30 threatens Canada's national security

The Harper government isn't taking Canada's national and network security seriously, despite growing concerns.