“An ultra-secretive government agency is collecting hugely revealing information on thousands of law-abiding Canadians.”
Communications Security Establishment Canada. We pay for it, they spy on us. That’s the deal. They spy on all our communications, all the time: phone, email and internet, contacts, conversations, relationships, religious and political affiliations, medical records, financial transactions….
OpenMedia.ca is on the case. But they can’t do it alone. The Canadian government needs to hear a very loud NO from everyone of us who cares.
David Lyon, world authority on surveillance and social control: “Indifference is appropriate only for those who think that efficiency, convenience and speed qualify as values to be placed over openness, fairness, and the accountability of those whose task it is to process personal data.”
Add your voice here: https://openmedia.ca/CSECisWatching?src=156782.
More on David Lyon, our very Transparent Lives and ‘social sorting’ in Bold Scientists. Read an excerpt here.
And pass it on, far and wide.