Posted by David Christopher on Wednesday, February 26, 2014 - 18:21
Here's Protect Our Privacy coalition member Dr. Christopher Parsons discussing the response by Canada's spy chiefs to recent revelations of spying on law-abiding Canadians - and why their defence is both weak and problematic.
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Posted by Danielle Gannon on Tuesday, February 25, 2014 - 22:55
In this hard-hitting op-ed, George Arthur asks what it will take for Canadians to get answers about out-of-control spy agency CSEC.
Article by George Arthur for the Digital Journal
This is the question I am left with as I consider what it will take for Canadians to demand answers about the true operations of the spy agency that is set to move into the most expensive governmental building in the nation’s history.
According to the careers page for Communications Security Establishment Canada (CSEC), “2014 promises to be an exciting year.” The organization is scheduled to move into “a newly constructed, state-of-the-art facility co-located with the Headquarters of the Canadian Security Intelligence Service” (CSIS). The new home for Canada’s top spies “will be the largest repository of Top Secret information in Canada.” Read more »
Posted by Josh Tabish on Monday, February 24, 2014 - 22:47
Last week, Canada’s federal court handed down a ruling that media outlets across the country reported as having significant implications for Canadian Internet users. While the headlines have tended to focus on the threats to users’ privacy, and the possibility of U.S.-style lawsuits over alleged infringement coming to Canada, the real-world consequences may turn out to be much less dramatic, as new rules proposed by the court bode well for Canadians.