Privacy Rights

So Now We Know: Cyberbullying Bill Is About Terror, Child Porn

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Business

Ever since the Tories introduced their anti-cyberbullying bill last month, critics have been asking why it deals with numerous issues not directly rel...

Do Unions Trump Your Right To Privacy?

Karen Selick | Posted 07.30.2013 | Canada Politics
Karen Selick

One Ontario government employee complained that her home was picketed by co-workers after she chose to work during a strike. Her name was placed on a "scab list" and circulated to her neighbours. She was followed from her home to her son's school. Messages were left on her machine by people calling themselves "the Oshawa mob."

Behavioural Advertising: Who's Watching You?

Jennifer Stoddart | Posted 02.18.2012 | Canada
Jennifer Stoddart

How would you feel if mall security cameras didn't simply monitoring you for stealing, but instead kept tabs on the specific brands, styles, colours and sizes of clothes you tried on, the magazines you leafed through at newsstands, what you ordered from the food court, and everything you actually bought during your visit?

Lawful Access Legislation May Threaten Our Rights and Freedoms

Jennifer Stoddart | Posted 12.27.2011 | Canada Politics
Jennifer Stoddart

Dear Minister Toews, these bills went far beyond simply maintaining investigative capacity or modernizing search powers. Rather, they added significant new capabilities for investigators to track, and search and seize digital information about individuals.