Author Michael Geist
The new C-51 literally sews up your right to free access of
information on line by making the person forwarding a hyperlink to valuable information
responsible for the content on that page.... criminally responsible. This bill will cripple our
free use of the internet under the guise of "security" and will ensure government control over
what you read, research, forward, and write about.
WARRANTLESS INFO SEARCHES!!
HARPER PROMISED HIS SECURITY BILLS, BUNDLED INTO AN OMNIBUS BILL
(YET ANOTHER AMERICAN PROCEDURE UNUSED IN THIS COUNTRY.... AND HE ACCUSES IGNATIEFF OF BEING A
YANKEE....!!) WILL BE PASSED WITHIN THE FIRST HUNDRED DAYS OF A HARPER MAJORITY....
Investigative Powers for the 21st Century Act*
Yesterday we examined how the Canadian government is planning to
effectively outlaw internet linking by making Canadians permanently legally responsible for the
content of any webpage they link to using the Investigative Powers for the 21st Century Act.
Today we will look at how the same Act will outlaw internet anonymity.
see also michaelgeist.ca with great comments
including a remedy. Just use TOR to prevent ISPs from
watching what you're researching, like journalists and democracy activists do