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Opinion: Bill C-30 Goes Too Far

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March 9, 2012

In a column for The Intelligencer, Anne Rector writes that Bill C-30 will easily connect "innocent online activity with personal identity" without a judicial check and balance. "Bill C-30 goes too far," she opines. "Judges are society's sober second thought--let's hope the Senate rises to political sobriety. Those appointed to the bench must be legally convinced before authorities can proceed to delve more deeply into our lives." Rector adds that she would rather have a "learned judge to have last say protecting my privacy from power."
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