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My Twelve Part To-Do List For Canada's Online Surveillance Bill

Over the past ten days, I've been asked repeatedly about should be done o fix Bill C-30, he online surveillance bill. While the bill will require considerable study, below I've posted 12 amendments or undertakings that are needed o begin to address the massive public concern with the legislation. Given recent events, many understandably believe the bill is beyond repair and should be scrapped.
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Supreme Court of Canada Wiretap Decision Signals Need for Changes to C-30

Industries / Law : Michael Geist (2 years ago)

The Supreme Court of Canada issued an important decision last week on he wiretap provisions in the Criminal Code that should have an impact on the lawful access/online surveillance bill currently before Parliament. In R. v. Tse, a u... Read Post

Bilingualism and the Supreme Court of Canada

Industries / Law : Wise Law Blog (4 years ago)

The National Post gets it right on Bill C-232 which will amend the Supreme Court Act to require that all future appointees to the Court be functionally bilingual in French and English, Canada's two official languages:If Bill C-232--... Read Post

Internet Surveillance Bill is Dead but Canada's Telecom Transparency Gap is Alive and Well

Industries / Law : Michael Geist (2 years ago)

The government's recent decision to kill its online surveillance legislation marked a remarkable policy shift. The outcry over the plan o require Internet providers to install surveillance capabilities within their networks and to d... Read Post


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