Canadians Fight Government Proposal to Spy on Private Internet Use

As Parliament prepares to resume Canadians launch three online videos to let Canadians know about the government's plan.

Proposed bill will allow authorities to access private information of any Canadian, at any time, without a warrant.

VANCOUVER, Sept. 15, 2011 /CNW/ - OpenMedia.ca just launched three PSA-style videos as part of a citizen-led public education campaign to raise awareness about impending electronic surveillance laws. The Conservative government is putting the finishing touches on a set of bills that will force every phone and Internet provider to surrender Canadians' personal information to "authorities," without a warrant. In a recent survey, 8 out of 10 Canadians were opposed to the legislation.

Read more: http://openmedia.ca/news/canadians-fight-government-proposal-spy-private-internet-use

SOURCE OpenMedia.ca

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Lindsey Pinto
Communications Manager, OpenMedia.ca
778-238-7710
lindsey@openmedia.ca

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