The cybersecurity debate can undermine human rights and the international obligation on governments to protect them, argues Lucy Purdon, a policy officer at Privacy International.
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.”
Internet law expert Michael Geist explains how the Trans Pacific Partnership deal’s “several anti-privacy measures” would restrict the government’s ability to safeguards Canadian’s privacy rights, and sensitive personal information such as financial and health data.
The Privacy Commissioner of Canada warns that Bill C-51, Harper’s proposed new anti-terrorism legislation, would further erode Canadians’ privacy rights.
Canada’s provincial and federal privacy commissioners are warning the Harper government against using the recent shootings in Ottawa and Quebec as a pretext to attack Canadians’ fundamental rights.
Canada’s largest civic engagement organization, OpenMedia.ca, says the country’s ultra-secret spy agency CSEC collects a staggering amount of revealing information on law-abiding Canadians.
The Protect our Privacy Coalition, legal experts and OpenMedia.ca believe that Canadians need effective legal measures to safeguard their privacy rights.
Award-winning investigative journalism site ProPublica showcases effective tools for protecting online privacy through blocking tracking software.