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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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