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Ontario Information and Privacy Commissioner Ann Cavoukian said that recent court decisions will have a negative effect on citizens' privacy rights, The Ottawa Citizen reports. Speaking at a conference in Ottawa, Cavoukian also said that the government's two lawful access bills will be an "expansion of surveillance without judicial authorization. This should scare you." Cavoukian added that courts across the nation are not in touch with the current digital landscape, the report states. She said, "I have no faith in the judiciary anymore...I don't want to leave it to the courts to decide these things," adding that the Supreme Court of Canada's ruling not to hear a privacy case in Alberta raises concerns. Cavoukian and other privacy commissioners have filed for intervernor status in the Alberta case. "For the first time, I am very concerned about the creep of surveillance expanding."
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