Columnists
Amy Goodman | Before Edward Snowden made "NSA" and "mass surveillance" household terms, Aaron Swartz was speaking out against the National Security Agency's bulk collection programs.
Columnists
Rick Salutin | The spread of surveillance has acquired the unstoppable aura of climate change. The amorphousness seems to overwhelm people and undermine their ability to fight back, or even flail in rage.
Blog
Steve Anderson | Canada's secretive, expensive, and out-of-control spying apparatus must be reined in.
Columnists
Matthew Behrens | In a little-noticed news release from the North Pole, a jolly senior citizen has asked that his image not be co-opted this holiday season by the Canadian War Department and NORAD.
Blog
Noushin Khushrushahi | Canada’s media is reacting to Bill C-13, and it’s not looking good for the government.
Podcast
Redeye Collective | OpenMedia.ca and the BC Civil Liberties Association filed a lawsuit last month saying Communications Security Establishment Canada is violating privacy rights under the Charter of Rights and Freedoms.
Blog
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Elizabeth May | With the recent revelations that CSEC spies on the Brazilian government to protect energy interests, it's clear Harper treats the fossil fuel industry as a "client" and government as their servant.
Blog
David Christopher | In just seven days, thousands of Canadians have pledged to stand with brave lawyers at the BCCLA against secret governmentt spying.
Blog
Corvin Russell | The right of privacy is essential to democracy and social change. The surveillance state has subverted that right with impunity. So now the spooks must give up their toys.
Columnists
June Chua | Artist Kate McQuillen's work "Backscatter" was triggered by stories she read in 2012 about the extent of the U.S. government's wiretapping program.
Blog
OpenMedia.ca, Catherine Hart | The move towards the security and efficiency of data-sharing and cloud-based computing is at risk as increased government surveillance exploits access to our data.
Blog
OpenMedia.ca, Catherine Hart | Edward Snowden is the most recent in a long line of NSA whistleblowers who have been warning about warrantless online spying for over ten years.