TORONTO (October 14, 2015)—Canadian Journalists for Free Expression (CJFE) has released a federal election platform report card, grading the four major political parties for their stances on critical free expression issues in Canada.
By Megan Drysdale
If you’re storing, processing or routing data in the cloud—outside of Canadian jurisdiction—that data loses important Canadian legal and constitutional protections. Your personal data could be subject to mass surveillance by security agencies around the world.
By Rignam Wangkhang
This summer has brought to light a worrisome trend in government security agencies secretly monitoring citizens.
Today, OpenMedia released a new online video turning the crowdsourced data on what Canadians want in a privacy plan into a clear path forward to address Canada’s privacy deficit. Based on input from over 125,000 Canadians, the video encourages action on three key priorities for Parliament to strengthen Canada’s privacy safeguards:
By Sam Pinto
June 5 marks the two-year anniversary of the first media leak of classified government documents from former NSA contractor Edward Snowden. The leaks have provided invaluable insight into the secretive world of government surveillance, including a hint of its broad scope in Canada. The revelations from the Snowden leaks since June 2013 have raised significant concerns and had a major impact on how the public views digital privacy, democratic governance and freedom of expression, and these debates will continue as new documents are brought to light.
We, the undersigned organizations, urge the Honorable Senate of the Republic of Paraguay to reject the proposed bill that "establishes the obligation to retain traffic data" introduced by Senators Fernando Silva Facetti, Roberto Acevedo, Arnaldo Giuzzio and Arnoldo Wiens.
This bill, which was rejected unanimously by the Chamber of Deputies on March 12, has been sent to the Senate for its approval or rejection.