A proposed federal anti-terrorism law is drawing widespread criticism and it’s not just coming from protest groups—legal experts and even the federal government’s top privacy watchdog are also speaking out.
Critics say that Bill C-51 will turn the Canadian Security Intelligence Service into a secret police force, endanger free speech, and even threaten the ability of Canadian tech companies to do business internationally.
That cool thing we've all come to enjoy and love every day. It allows us to connect our smartphones, tablets, and computers to the glorious invention known as the internet, through which we communicate, create, and waste colossoal volumes of time. What would we do without it at this point, honestly? Twiddle our thumbs? Kick rocks around? I don't even want to think about it.
Joining the likes of large media organizations like The New Yorker and The Guardian, The Globe and Mail announced this week that it would become the first Canadian media organization to use SecureDrop, a submission system that allows journalists to receive documents from sources that wish to stay anonymous.
What used to be done from your wallet with cash is instead being done from your from your phone digitally. This is not really news; Canadian’s are at the forefront of NFC adoption—we’re tapping and paying like it’s nobody’s business.