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Confidence in Canadian Federal Government

This article takes a look at Canadian perceptions regarding the federal government’s privacy protections. While there is wide support for government surveillance, a substantial minority believes that it threatens democracy and privacy [...]


Canadian Counterterrorism Bill in the Works

In the wake of terror attacks in France, the Canadian federal government has released a list of security measures to be discussed in Parliament in upcoming [...]


Making Communications Safe & Accessible

Although it’s a popular buzzphrase, “usable cryptography” includes two ideas that might belong to completely separate camps. This article looks at what it would take to make crypto tools useful to the end [...]


Data Mining for Political Campaigns

This article takes a look at the extent to which data mining has become a normal part of political campaigning in the [...]


EC MEPs Respond to Gag Orders

The European Commission has been accused of barring journalist access to discussions at the LIBE committee whenever US data issues are on the table. In-camera sessions are not open to the public and places MEPs under the threat of sanctions should they discuss the issue outside the room. The latest in-camera session took place on December 11, 2014 and led to a minor protest at the Safe Harbor [...]