Posted by Noushin Khushrushahi on Tuesday, December 17, 2013 - 10:05
Intelligence experts have a few things to say when it comes to overseeing the activities of ultra-secretive spy agency CSEC's activities -- and poor record-keeping is the least of it.// Canadians deserve accountability when it comes to the reckless collection and storing of their private, sensitive information.
Learn how OpenMedia.ca and the BCCLA are taking a stand for Canadians at https://OpenMedia.ca/CSEC
Article by Greg Weston for CBC:
The revelation that a little-known Canadian intelligence operation has been electronically spying on trading partners and other nations around the world, at the request of the U.S. National Security Agency, has critics wondering who's keeping an eye on our spies. Read more »
Large telecommunications companies like Bell and Rogers that own much of the content we consume and almost all of the networks we use to consume it are shaping the way Canadians use the internet to give themselves an unfair advantage in the growing marketplace of video streaming, a complaint to the CRTC suggests.
The complaint, filed Nov. 22 with the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission by University of Manitoba graduate student Benjamin Klass, centres on Bell Mobility's Mobile TV service. Read more »
Posted by Noushin Khushrushahi on Monday, December 16, 2013 - 10:05
Between a rock and a hard place. That's how these experts describe the state of Canada's communications data.
Article by Lisa M. Austin, Heather Black, Michael Geist, Avner Levin, and Ian Kerr for the National Post:
Over the past six months, the steady stream of disclosures from former U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) contractor Edward Snowden has revealed a massive surveillance infrastructure that seemingly touches all Internet and telephone communication across the globe. Read more »