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The best type of COVID-19 surveillance is the sort that’s right in your face

We must be constantly aware of which hard-won liberties we’ve surrendered to government. That way we’ll remember to take them back.
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Your mall is watching you

Your mall map sees the expression on your face. It knows how you feel. Creeped out yet?
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The spectre of bad internet laws in Europe should be a warning shot for Canadians

Opinion: The European Union could soon adopt a slew of restrictive copyright regulations—while Canada, often informed by Europe’s policies, considers its own reforms
Someone cowers from their tablet smart home device.

Orwell’s ‘Big Brother’ is already in millions of homes. Her name is Alexa.

Smart homes and intelligent bots that cater to our whims may be convenient, but is it really worth being under surveillance all the time?
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U.S. surveillance and a government that’s all ears

A surprisingly large number of Republicans are calling for a stop to Washington’s eavesdropping
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Google and Bell deny roles in mass surveillance of Canadians

What does Edward Snowden mean for Canadian companies?
Where to draw the line on government surveillance

Michael Geist on the perils of government surveillance

The Canada Research Chair in Internet and E-commerce Law talks about how recent revelations affect Canadians
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Barack Obama: The sneakiest president since Richard Nixon

Jaime Weinman explains why Obama is finding it harder to wear the liberal label
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Inside the world of Chinese hackers

Jesse Brown on the latest attack, and its origins