Posted by Eva Prkachin on Friday, January 30, 2015 - 16:01
Does mass surveillance, like the new laws the government proposed on Friday, actually make us safer? The answer may surprise you.
Article by Amber Hildebrandt, Michael Pereira and Dave Seglins for The CBC
Mass trawling of internet data — as done by Canada's electronic spy agency in a project dubbed Levitation — can impede cyber spies in the hunt for extremists more than it helps, some security experts argue.
Posted by Eva Prkachin on Thursday, January 29, 2015 - 16:42
Thanks to community member Ben Klass, the CRTC ruled that Canadian wireless companies can't slow down competing services in favour of their own - a huge step towards securing mobile net neutrality in this country. Check out this great Q and A about what keeps Ben fighting for the open Internet.
Posted by Eva Prkachin on Thursday, January 29, 2015 - 15:52
This government has already proven itself untrustworthy when it comes to protecting Canadians' privacy rights. So what do we have to look forward to when they introduce a new anti-privacy law on Friday?