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Consumer Group Launches Ad Against C-30

PRIVACY LAW

May 25, 2012

Following Public Safety Minister Vic Toews' statement last week refuting a news report that the government would halt progress on Bill C-30, a consumer group has released an online ad opposing the proposed law, CBC News reports. The ad says the bill "will let the government create profiles of Internet users and allow online use to be traced back to the user," and the information will be more vulnerable to hackers. Meanwhile, Michael Geist opines in the Ottawa Citizen that the "secrecy and backroom industry talks associated with Bill C-30 provides yet another reason to hit the reset button."
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