Invasive surveillance bills will cost Canadians in cash and civil liberties, says new coalition

Pro-Internet group calls "Lawful Access" legislation invasive, costly, and poorly thought out

VANCOUVER, June 22, 2011 /CNW/ - Proposed "Lawful Access" bills would require telecom providers in Canada to hand over personal information to authorities without a warrant or judicial oversight, says The bills go beyond violating the civil liberties of Canadians, says - it will also hurt their pocketbooks. Canadians will literally pay a high price for Lawful Access, as ISPs are forced to upgrade their infrastructure to allow terabytes of data to be made accessible to a range of "authorities".


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