posted on Nov, 1 2012 @ 09:46 PM
For those who think that certain countries are somehow immune to the sweeping cancer that is the total erosion of privacy and our most essential
rights, that myth should be at least partially swept away by the fact that the Canadian Association of Police Chiefs is calling on the government
there to pass a controversial internet surveillance bill.
Indeed, this trend very well could go global with the United Nations calling for worldwide internet surveillance and data retention laws, thus going
far beyond the current system in place in the United States.
Unsurprisingly, the push is being carried out under the guise of fighting crime, evidenced by the arguments the president of the Canadian Association
of Police Chiefs and Vancouver Police Chief Jim Chu.
Chu says that if the bill, known as Bill C-30, fails to be passed, “officers investigating criminal activity on cellphones and the internet will
still have to get a warrant every time they want to intercept communications by cybercriminals,” i think they need to get a warrent