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.

The dirt on the Trans-pacific partnership talks

Canada is signing onto the secretive Trans-pacific partnership agreement, which puts our privacy rights, free speech and online choice at risk. How will you start getting your friends and family...

CRTC's chair, Jean Pierre Blais and what the future of media holds

With new CRTC chair Jean Pierre Blais at the helm, what changes can Canadians expect in digital media in the years to come?

Warrentless access is not an option| Weekly News Update from OpenMedia.ca

Authorities in Canada have shown through inappropriate behaviour that the country nowhere near ready for warrantless electronic surveillance like the one proposed by Public Safety Minister Vic Toews...

The CRTC is listening: update from OpenMedia.ca

In this week's update, the Big Three's unchecked dominance of the cell phone market has led to Canadians paying some of the highest fees in the industrialized world and being forced into some of the...

Fighting for open Internet: Weekly news update from OpenMedia.ca

The only way to shape a strong digital future is for believers to get engaged.

Canada is a pro-Internet trendsetter: Weekly news update from OpenMedia.ca

In this week's update, Canadians are leading by example in the fight against warrantless online spying. Meanwhile, Big Telecom is up to its old tricks, price-gouging Canadians wherever it can.

Taking it in Stride: Weekly News Update from OpenMedia.ca

Canadians have made some big strides forward in the fight for the open and affordable Internet. This week, the CRTC, in an effort to become a more transparent entity, began proceedings to determine...

Bell Set to Get Even Bigger: Weekly News Update from OpenMedia.ca

Big Telecom giant Bell will soon be in control of Astral Media, and the cellphone, Internet, radio, and television holdings that come with it. This means that Big Telecom—a group notorious for...

Online spying and copyright bills rebuffed: OpenMedia.ca update

Openmedia.ca along with hundreds of thousands of Canadians have convinced the government to rebuff the worst of Big Media's suggestions for Copyright Bill C-11 (i.e. website blocking) as it makes its...

Online spying, and where MPs stand on the issue: update from OpenMedia.ca

OpenMedia has just launched a new tool that will let MPs show that they stand with Canada against warrantless online spying, and we're asking Canadians to visit OpenMedia.ca/StandWithUs to send a...