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Jan 29, 2015

The Mega-spies on Megaupload

Eva Prkachin
Law-abiding Internet users who use popular and file-hosting services are now finding themselves under the government's microscope.
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Jan 22, 2015

Liberals, you can do better

Eva Prkachin
The Liberals disappointed millions of Canadians when they voted for Online Spying Bill C-13, after speaking out against it.
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Oct 1, 2014

Oh Peter, again with the spying? #forserious

Eva Prkachin
Canadians spoke out in huge numbers against Bill C-13. Then the Supreme Court ruled parts of the Bill unconstitutional. But don't expect a little thing like that to stop MacKay and his government.
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Nov 4, 2013
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The NSA scandal is all about economics

Bruce Livesey
In the current scandal over the NSA, it's clear that the real intention of the agency's spying on America's so-called allies like Germany, Brazil, France and Spain, is solely for economic purposes.
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Apr 30, 2013

Is CISPA dead? U.S. spying bill may be back

OpenMedia.ca
Catherine Hart
The Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA) passed the U.S. House of Representatives last week. Will the spying bill be killed by the Senate, and what does this mean for online privacy?
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Feb 20, 2013
Photo: Roland Tanglao/Flickr

The death of Bill C-30

Elizabeth May
The announcement that Bill C-30, dubbed so effectively by openmedia.ca as the "online spying bill," will be withdrawn is news worth celebrating.
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Dec 3, 2012
Photo: Roland Tanglao/Flickr

Online 'snooping' bill C-30 back on the agenda

Charlie Angus
The notorious online "snooping" bill, C-30, looks like it may be coming back for round two. It would allow police to gather telecommunications service provider (TSP) subscriber data without warrants.

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