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Three disastrous privacy consequences of Bill C-51 | Feb 20 2015 | Michael Geist | The Conservatives and Liberals seems content to stick to breezy talking points instead of working towards an actual solution to provide better safeguards against security threats.
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Harper equates fighting terrorism with mass surveillance | Feb 10 2015 | John Saigle | The Harper government is fighting the threat of terrorism by mass Internet surveillance on all citizens. What's wrong with this picture?
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Finally you can tell rabble.ca what you think. As long as you sign up to a third-party data mining service. | Feb 8 2015 | Bob Chandler | Recently rabble.ca outsourced web comments to the Disqus web commenting service. Here's why that's a big problem for your privacy and for Rabble
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Back by popular demand: Net neutrality | Feb 5 2015 | Amy Goodman | Net neutrality: The Internet's protection against discrimination.
What will it take to address Canada's privacy deficit? | Feb 3 2015 | David Christopher, Digital Freedom Update, Steve Anderson | A perfect storm of spy agency surveillance, privacy-undermining legislation, and lax privacy safeguards at government departments sparked concern from citizens right across the political spectrum.
The Mega-spies on Megaupload | Jan 29 2015 | Eva Prkachin | Law-abiding Internet users who use popular and file-hosting services are now finding themselves under the government's microscope.
This International Data Privacy Day, protect what you hold dear | Jan 28 2015 | Thomas Saczkowski | On January 28, International Data Privacy Day, it is imperative that those residing and visiting Canada understand the surveillance being used by Canadian governments and corporations.
National Forum on Clean Energy and Industry -- Part 1 | Jan 26 2015 | Victoria Fenner | This forum, on October 3, 2014, brought together parliamentarians, experts and the public, to continue dialogue on renewable energy and clean technology in Canada.
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Laments over the downfall of culture not all they're cracked up to be | Jan 23 2015 | Rick Salutin | The time is always ripe for a dirge led by the literati over the dire downfall of culture wrought by the Internet. The latest is in the New York Times Book Review by Leon Wieseltier.
Liberals, you can do better | Jan 22 2015 | Eva Prkachin | The Liberals disappointed millions of Canadians when they voted for Online Spying Bill C-13, after speaking out against it.
Watch: Edward Snowden on cyber attacks | Jan 20 2015 | rabble staff | What's the problem with the U.S. prioritizing 'offense' over 'defense'? Edward Snowden explains.
Top 6 ways we came together to save the Internet in 2014 | Jan 16 2015 | Eva Prkachin | The Internet faced a cavalcade of threats in 2014 -- here’s how we fought back and won together.

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Why the timing is good for parties from the left in Canada socialdemocraticmiddle said... Exactly. The Conservative economic record is NOT good, and we need an alternative. Moreover, if the...
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Women in tech: Gender parity or forced quotas? Kaitlin McNabb said... I think both blogs are constructed well and ultimately end on the point that women centred...
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Supreme Court defends Internet privacy, forcing government to rethink Bills
In a unanimous decision the court has given a strong endorsement of Internet privacy, underscoring the importance of privacy for subscriber information, the right to anonymity and more.

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