News Interviews

The Trouble With Bill C-13: Why the “Cyberbullying Bill” is About Much More than Cyberbullying

Earlier this week I appeared on TVO’s The Agenda with Steve Paikin to discuss Bill C-13.  While Justice Minister Peter MacKay indicated yesterday that he hopes to pass the legislation this spring, the discussion on the show points to the concerns with the bill including how it creates immunity for voluntary disclosure of personal information without court oversight (thereby increasing the likelihood of such disclosures) and establishes a low threshold for warrants involving metadata, while only marginally addressing the legal framework to combat cyberbullying, which is already well developed. The interview is embedded below.

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January 10, 2014 16 comments News, News Interviews, Tv / Radio

John Oakley Interview Discussing Bell Mining User Data

I appeared on the John Oakley Show to discuss Bell’s plan to mine user data. Listen to this podcast or download it here.

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October 23, 2013 Comments are Disabled News Interviews, Tv / Radio

CBC’s On the Coast: Cable Bundling

I appeared on CBC’s On the Coast to discuss the federal government’s plan to require cable companies to offer channels individually.

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October 15, 2013 Comments are Disabled News Interviews, Tv / Radio

The Issue with CSEC Handing over encryption codes to the NSA

I talked to Global News about the Communications Security Establishment Canada (CSEC) handing over encryption codes to the NSA. Canada appears to have opened a backdoor for surveillance by the USA.

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September 17, 2013 Comments are Disabled News Interviews, Tv / Radio

Government Secrecy and the Limits of Transparency

I appeared on The Agenda with Steve Paikin to discuss Secrecy and the Limits of Transparency. The full video is available on TVO’s website and a portion is available on YouTube.

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June 17, 2013 Comments are Disabled News Interviews, Tv / Radio