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Behavioural Advertising: Who's Watching You?

2 Comments | Posted December 19, 2011 | 12/19/11 09:49 AM ET

Given the time of year, many Canadians are spending extended time in malls.

By now, most have come to terms with the fact that security cameras survey nearly every corner of every store.

This is well known -- and if stores obey Canada's private sector privacy law, they...

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Co-operating on Security Shouldn't Sacrifice Privacy

Posted November 14, 2011 | 11/14/11 03:14 PM ET

Two countries negotiating a perimeter security agreement can easily be compared to two individuals drastically redefining their relationship.

Without question, Canada and the United States are certainly neighbours. To some, a perimeter agreement means removing a fence; to others, it's tantamount to a sort of marriage.

Regardless, before we...

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Lawful Access Legislation May Threaten Our Rights and Freedoms

Posted October 27, 2011 | 10/27/11 04:16 PM ET

I have sent the following open letter to the Minister of Public Safety Vic Toews:

Dear Minister Toews,

As you are aware, a growing number of questions are being raised -- in Parliament, in legal circles and in the media -- about potential lawful access legislation. I recognize that rapid...

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Respecting Canadians' Privacy in the Decade After 9/11

Posted September 8, 2011 | 09/08/11 04:01 PM ET

The tragedy of Sept. 11 shook our sense of collective security to its core. With that, security measures were tightened, constricting the movement of travellers and trade across the Canada-U.S. border.

As its decade anniversary approaches, discussions are underway on a Canada-U.S. perimeter agreement to ensure security and ease trade....

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