While the Liberals campaigned on a promise to reform notorious spying bill C-51, they just tinkered at the margins while introducing a host of new problems.
Having our eyes and hearts opened by the heinous attacks in Paris shouldn't also blind us to the more covert attacks on our civil liberties that may come as a second wave assault.
The freedom to communicate and to share has entered a new era, one in which some of the most ardent advocates for the free Internet have become targets, forced to live on the run or in exile.
Today, when the NSA is collecting private data, it's easy to forget we once had privacy. Or, to use a Tang metaphor, it's easy for us to think this is what privacy actually tastes like.
Unwarranted surveillance is our new reality. The Canadian Security Establishment is the governmental entity conducting this type of spying, not on one Canadian in particular, but on all Canadians.
This week, more news emerged about the theft of classified government documents, leaked to the press, that revealed a massive, top-secret surveillance program.
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