Tech-thinkers stand on guard for all of us

A Business Edge News Magazine article by Tom Keenan talks about a recent Computers Freedom & Privacy conference in Montreal earlier this month.

The previous Liberal government introduced a bill to force Internet service providers to help spy on Canadians. It died on the order paper and the Harper government has not re-introduced it. However, Liberal MP Marlene Jennings gave first reading to a substantially similar bill this past March.

It's sure to inspire controversy, and you can track the bun fight at www.cipic.ca, the excellent website of the Canadian Internet Policy and Public Interest Clinic. The majority of the CFP gurus don't like the idea one bit.