There's a lot at stake here -- if Canada continues on the path the current government has set it on, then harmful policies on surveillance, Internet censorship, and Big Telecom dominance could be locked in place for a generation, and hold back our digital economy. Canadians deserve better.
Small businesses across Canada are speaking up to warn the government about the economic damage that its "secret police" Bill C-51 will inflict on our economy. If Bill C-51 is passed, it will change Canada's economic climate for the worse, notably by harming Canadian commerce, trade, and data security. This upsurge in opposition from small businesses couldn't be more timely: committee hearings on the Bill are continuing today in the Senate, while the House of Commons could hold its final vote in just days.
The U.S. National Security Agency has been trying to map the communications traffic of corporations around the world, and
Last week the New America Foundation hosted its launch for an interdisciplinary cybersecurity initiative. I was fortunate
Anyone can be a victim of surveillance. If you've used any of over a hundred popular file-hosting websites in the past three years, chances are you've had your online activity collected and analyzed by CSEC, acting without a warrant and with no independent oversight. There is a great deal that can be done to tackle our privacy deficit.
According to a report published by journalists Glenn Greenwald and Murtaza Hussain in The Intercept, the men were targeted
There are few rights more important in any healthy democracy than the right to privacy. When citizens believe they are being watched, their willingness to engage in democratic debate is eroded, which in turn undermines our whole democratic process. Yet we clearly have a privacy deficit in this country.
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The company outlined the details in a report that is described as the first of its kind, covering 29 countries in which it
The former head of Canada's answer to the NSA doesn't have a very high opinion of his fellow citizens. John Adams, the former