The House of Commons Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security recently thwarted Canadian policing agencies’ insatiable hunger for lawful access and related surveillance powers. For now, our elected officials aren’t convinced that law enforcement and spying agencies urgently need warrantless access to our digital and online lives.
Internet law expert Michael Geist explains how Rogers Communications’ recent transparency report “provides new insights into how much – or how little – Canadians know about when their personal information is disclosed to government agencies.”
Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s moral crusade against marijuana escalates the war on drugs wastes public resources on law enforcement and the justice system.
U of Ottawa professor and Internet law expert, Michael Geist, on the RCMP’s “inaccurate and incomplete” response to requests for telecom subscriber data collected.
Over 30 individuals and organizations concerned with women’s equality online call on Canadian MPs to vote against the Conservatives’ Bill C-13, the deceptively named “Protecting Canadians from Online Crime Act”.
Historian and author Jeremy Brecher argues that activists who engage in acts of civil disobedience and risk arrest are upholding the law, not violating it.