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The LawBytes Podcast, Episode 17: What To Do About Huawei? – Christopher Parsons Unpacks One of Canada’s Most Challenging Policy Issues

What to do about Huawei? The Chinese telecom giant has emerged as one of Canada’s most challenging policy issues, raising concerns involving competition, communications, security, and trade not to mention kidnappings and arrests of corporate personnel. The government has repeatedly promised to articulate a policy on the use of Huawei equipment in Canada’s next generation wireless networks only to regularly delay doing so. Dr. Christopher Parsons, a senior research associate at the Citizen Lab, the world-famous cyber-security lab located at the Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy at the University of Toronto, joins the podcast to help sort through fact from fiction when it comes to Huawei.

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June 24, 2019 2 comments Podcasts

The Issues Surrounding Subscriber Information in Bill C-30

Christopher Parsons offers a detailed analysis of the issues around subscriber information, providing a persuasive case on the need for court oversight.

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February 29, 2012 2 comments Must Reads

Lawful Access and Data Preservation/Retention

Christopher Parsons has posted an exceptional new report on Lawful Access and Data Preservation/Retention which contrasts policies and experiences in several jurisdictions, providing a timely contribution to the Canadian lawful access debate. The report comes as rumours circulate the bill will be introduced next week.

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February 10, 2012 Comments are Disabled Must Reads

Lawful Access, Its Potentials, and Its Lack of Necessity

Christopher Parsons has a great post on lawful access that provides background on what it contains and the reaction from many experts and stakeholders.

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November 10, 2011 1 comment Must Reads

How To Rein In Lawful Access

Christopher Parsons has an excellent op-ed on how to rein in the forthcoming lawful access bill.  Parsons points to four steps: (1) dedicated hearings on lawful access; (2) strong independent audit, oversight, and enforcement powers; (3) judicial oversight; and (4) sunset clauses.

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October 12, 2011 2 comments Must Reads