ca: Public no pushover on Canadian snooping law by Prof Michael Geist
Posted in: Legal & Security at 01/11/2006 11:30
ca: Public no pushover on snooping law by Prof Michael Geist
The push for new Internet surveillance capabilities dates back to 1999, when government officials began crafting proposals to institute new surveillance technologies within Canadian communications networks along with additional legal powers to allow surveillance and access subscriber information. The initiative nearly became reality with the Liberal government's introduction of the Modernization of Investigative Techniques Act (MITA) last fall.