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iPolitics: The RCMP wants more online surveillance power. We should say no.

ICYMI: The Mounties want warrantless Internet snooping, again. 

Article by Michael Morris for iPolitics

The Mounties may always get their man, but they shouldn’t always get what they ask for.

That includes warrantless Internet snooping.

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The Next Web: The Internet is in crisis

Surveillance and limits to our online privacy won't solve the security problems we have, it will create an Internet crisis. 
Article by Gabe Fenigsohn for The Next Web

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Topics: Online Spying

The Globe and Mail: Organizations respond to calls for increased surveillance

In response to an article in The Globe and Mail this week discussing the need for increased surveillance, a group of organizations focused on privacy and have responded with a letter, published today.

Capacity to intrude

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ICLMG: Mr. Paulson: "We have enough power to fight cybercrime"

Our friends at the International Civil Liberties Monitoring Group - CSILC​ responded to the RCMP statements about requirements of warrantless Internet subscriber information:
Article by Monia Mazigh for ICLMG

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Topics: Online Spying

RCMP pushing for warrantless access to our subscriber info. Again.

In an incredibly troubling development on the Internet privacy front, this morning the RCMP Commissioner Bob Paulson was quoted as saying that police require access to Internet subscriber information – without a warrant – in order to keep Canadians safe.

This approach to intelligence-gathering would directly violate last year’s unanimous Supreme Court ruling (R. v Spencer), which explicitly requires authorities to obtain a warrant before Internet Service Providers are required to make subscriber data available.

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Topics: Online Spying

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