Scrutiny of a contentious bill
The hashing out of C-13
Jesse Brown on why current fears are overblown
Police chiefs are pushing for the resurrection of the government’s “lawful access” legislation.
In recent weeks, Canada’s police chiefs have launched an aggressive campaign – using online videos, Twitter blasts
Michael Geist dismisses Vic Toews’ attempt to link the case of Luka Rocco Magnotta and the government’s “lawful access” legislation.
The Toews comments continue the longstanding trend of unsubstantiated claims
Last week, Public Safety Minister Vic Toews rose in the House to claim that videos posted by individual(s) claiming to be with Anonymous had violated his rights as a Member
The Public Safety Minister attempts to defend himself.
Let me be clear: Bill C-30 creates no new powers to access the content of e-mails, web-browsing history or phone calls beyond
While a certain amount of electronic surveillance is justified, the possibility that such information could be made available without a warrant should be of concern to every Canadian
The Public Safety Minister writes to the National Post to counter the suggestion he was not entirely well-acquainted with his own legislation.
At no point was I “surprised” during that
Stockwell Day, one of Mr. Toews’ predecessors at Public Safety, explains his position on C-30.
“People have been saying, did I say something different than other ministers have said? I
Ironically, Ontario’s privacy commissioner (a harsh critic of Lawful Access) also has a detested Twitter doppelganger
David Fraser offers four amendments.
There are many, many problems with the warrantless access to customer data in Bill C-30, known as the lawful access bill. The main problem pointed
A second video purported to be from Anonymous has been released.
The Canadian Association of Chiefs Police, on the other hand, apparently supports C-30, but it’s unclear how either side
Kris Kotarski makes an important observation: what Vic Toews said last Monday wasn’t without precedent.
On Nov. 15, 2011, Toews responded to a parliamentary question by saying, “I would call
Paul Dewar releases a statement calling on Vic Toews to resign.
Over the past week, the Minister of Public Safety has failed his ministerial responsibilities.
First he introduced Bill C-30
Also from the Public Safety Minister’s interview with The House, there seems to be some confusion as to what the Harper government’s online surveillance legislation actually entails.
In an interview
Terry Milewski reviews sections 33 and 34 of the government’s online surveillance legislation.
First, Section 33 tells us that, “The Minister may designate persons or classes of persons as inspectors