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Surveillance after Snowden: National Security and the Limits of Freedom of Expression

February 28 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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Surveillance after Snowden: National Security and the Limits of Freedom of Expression

A full audio recording of the discussion can be found here.

How should a democracy balance national security with freedom of expression? Are government programs that capture and analyse metadata, or acquire private information from foreign intelligence agencies, worth the loss of our rights to privacy and free speech?

Friday, February 28, 2014
7:00 p.m.
Toronto Reference Library

Pay what you can, $10 suggested donation.

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Part of the 30th anniversary edition of Freedom to Read Week.

From left to right: Panelists Ron Diebert, Coline Freeze, Wesley Wark, and moderator Jesse Brown.

From left to right: Panelists Ron Deibert, Colin Freeze, Wesley Wark, and moderator Jesse Brown.

Panelists:

Ron Deibert is a professor of political science at the University of Toronto, and director of the Canada Centre for Global Security Studies and the Citizen Lab at the Munk School of Global Affairs.

Colin Freeze covers national security for the Globe and Mail and has reported extensively on the Communications Security Establishment Canada, the fast-growing  federal  surveillance agency that has surfaced in the Snowden leaks.

Wesley Wark is a visiting professor at the University of Ottawa’s Graduate School of Public and International Affairs. He served on the Prime Minister’s Advisory Council on National Security for two terms, from 2005 to 2009.

Moderator:

Jesse Brown bas been a columnist for Toronto Life and a technology reporter at the CBC . He is a media critic and the creator of the Canadaland Show.

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February 28
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