For Immediate Release Ottawa: February 9, 2012
Internet surveillance intrusive says Ottawa forum
B.C. Civil Liberties Association (BCCLA) report endorsed
Ottawa, ON -- Participants in the Ottawa public forum on proposed lawful access legislation were deeply concerned by the implications of a legislative package that will dramatically expand the surveillance capacity of the state. The new powers aim to put the vast amounts of data recorded as a byproduct of a digital world in the hands of the state with few safeguards.