Section 34 of the recently introduced Online Surveillance bill allows government agents, (doesn’t have to be police), completely unfettered access to your online information through your internet service provider.
Don’t want to take my word for it? Then take Terry Milewski’s word for it. The longtime political reporter for the CBC has a great breakdown of the worst parts of the legislation here.
So what can you do? Without getting up and even leaving your computer, you can do the following:
All of these things will take less than five minutes of your time.
If you stick your head in the sand, then the government will get away without whatever they want. When freedoms are given away, they are not easy to get back. A message needs to be send.
Come on Canada, make some noise.