Posted by Noushin Khushrushahi on Wednesday, November 27, 2013 - 17:32
It looks like momentum is building against the government’s new online spying legislation. This afternoon, the official opposition NDP issued a statement calling on the government to ensure that legislation aimed at tackling the important issue of cyberbullying does not become a government free-for-all when it comes to scooping up the private, sensitive information of law-abiding Canadians.
The government’s dangerous new online spying legislation, known as Bill C-13, is supposedly aimed at tackling the serious issue of cyberbullying. However it contains just 2.5 pages aimed at cyberbullying. The rest of the Bill - a whopping 65 pages - focuses on making it easier for the government to spy on the online activities of Canadians at any time and without a warrant. Read more »