The government is trying to push through a set of electronic surveillance laws that will invade your privacy and cost you money. The plan is to force every phone and Internet provider to allow "authorities" to collect the private information of any Canadian, at any time, without a warrant.
Please join us for this event featuring a book launch, viewing of (un)Lawful Access -- a mini-documentary that features some of Canada's leading legal and privacy experts, who explain the dangers of the federal government's impending 'Lawful Access' legislation, dubbed 'Online Spying' by Canadians -- both technical and political panels and questions and further activities.
6:00pm - 7:00pm: Book Launch: The Internet Tree: The State of Telecom Policy in Canada 3.0
7:00pm - 7:30pm: Public viewing of (un)Lawful Access video
7:30pm - 8:45pm: Technical Panel and questions
8:45pm - 9:30pm: Political Panel and questions
9:30pm - 10:00pm: Summary
For additional information on this event and list of panelists please visit the facebook events page.
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