(Un) lawful access legislation pending

November 16, 2011

There are serious threats to privacy, free speech and civil liberties contained in the impending lawful access legislation . Advocates are keeping a close eye on the status of the bill -- which could be introduced any time.  Meanwhile there are various activities underway that give Canadians a chance to register their opposition to this legislation:

Resources that explain what is at stake in this invasive and costly bill:


  • a video (approx. 15 min) from leading privacy and surveillance experts: Andrew Clement, David Fewer, David Lyon, David >Murakami Wood, Dwayne Winseck, Ian Kerr, Michael Geist, Natalie Des Rosiers, Ron Deibert. 

(un)LAWFUL ACCESS from The New Transparency on Vimeo.


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