The U.S. House of Representatives last month inserted into a defense appropriations bill a measure barring the National Security Agency from meddling with encryption standards.
Journalist and author Glenn Greenwald suggests how we can protect ourselves from government snooping, and defend our civil liberties in the digital age.
University of Ottawa professor Michael Geist criticizes the Senate’s rushed recent passage of Harper Bill S-4, the Digital Privacy Act, which “extends the ability to disclose subscriber information without a warrant from law enforcement”.
Over 30 privacy experts tell Prime Minister Stephen Harper they are gravely concerned about Bill C-13, the Conservatives’ new Orwellian cybercrime bill, deceptively named “Protecting Canadians from Online Crime Act”.
While Canadians still care deeply about their privacy, the Harper government seems eager to weaken privacy protections through 1984-style legislation.
Bill C-13, a new cybercrime bill currently being rammed through parliament by the Harper Conservatives, seeks to turn Canada into a surveillance state.
Class action lawsuit by the British Columbia Civil Liberties Association accuses secretive spy agency CSEC of of violating Canada’s Charter of Rights and Freedoms.