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Recommended Reading: Telecoms Handing Over Personal Data Without Warrants

Paul McLoed of the Halifax Chronicle-Herald is reporting that Canadian telecoms provided individual customer data to the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) over 18,000 times in one year.  This data includes the content of voice mails and text messages, websites visited and the rough location of where a cellphone call was made. The story suggests that […]

Recommended Reading: Tech Leaders Ask For Internet Security

Tech leaders from Google and Facebook are voicing their concerns with the NSA’s programs of  mass surveillance: “The Chinese hacked us in 2010. The NSA hacked us in 2013,” Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt told an audience at the South by Southwest Festival in Austin, Texas, last week. Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg has made a personal plea to President Obama […]

Recommended Reading: Encryption Works

Yesterday, Edward Snowden spoke to a packed room at the SXSW interactive conference in Austin, Texas via video conference. Full video of the presentation is above. As captured in the New York Times summary of the presentation, Snowden repeatedly emphasized the vital importance of the average user pressuring technology companies to protect our privacy.  He conveyed that […]

Protect Our Privacy

OpenMedia.ca has released a new video that explains how Bill C-13 threatens the privacy of all Canadians. As the Commissioner wrote in the National Post: …The government has deemed it necessary to proactively defend Bill C-13, as it is really just a new surveillance bill masked in sheep’s clothing. A few short pages which address […]