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Daily Dashboard | A Close Look at Latest Bill To Enhance Gov’t Surveillance Related reading: Podcast: Privacy engineering and design with Nishant Bhajaria




In this Privacy Tracker post, Timothy Banks of Dentons Canada looks at Bill C-13, which attempts to grant law enforcement enhanced surveillance powers. “The proposed legislation has been promoted by the government as ‘anti-cyberbullying’ legislation; however, the new offence of unlawful distribution of intimate images is a small component of a suite of provisions intended to expand law enforcement tools to investigate online crime.” Noting previous attempts at increasing surveillance powers have met criticism from the federal and provincial privacy commissioners, Banks writes that this bill “is much more respectful of privacy rights ... However, the recent attempt to stifle debate in the House of Commons certainly could be interpreted as the government remaining uncomfortable with scrutiny of these provisions.” (IAPP member login required.)
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