Canada Online Privacy

Vic Toews is Snooping in Your Data Again

Charlie Angus | Posted 01.30.2013 | Canada Politics
Charlie Angus

The notorious online "snooping" bill, C-30, looks like it may be coming back for round two. But people shouldn't be complacent as efforts are underway to put C-30 back on the agenda. Towes claims that getting access to subscriber data is simply like getting access to a phone book. The privacy commissioners of Canada disagree. Canadians aren't fools. Privacy matters to us. So does balance. Justifications for online snooping by the state are not going to be solved by invoking buzzwords and bogeymen.

Tories Revive Online Access Bill To Give Police More Powers

CP | Jim Bronskill, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.30.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The Conservative government's widely criticized online surveillance legislation may be on the back burner, but another bill that would expand...

Who's Leaking Your Private Info?

CP | Jim Bronskill, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.25.2012 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Some leading Canadian websites are inappropriately passing the personal information of their users to third-party sites, such as advertising ...

'Significant Concerns' Over Social Media And Privacy: Watchdog

CBC | Posted 07.29.2012 | Canada Politics

Canada's privacy commissioner is concerned about some social media companies ignoring privacy laws, and said today that Parliament should impose stron...