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Privacy Could Vanish if Cyber-Bullying Act Became Law

Privacy Could Vanish if Cyber-Bullying Act Became Law

By | May 15, 2014 at 9:00 am

PEN Canada voiced its concern at revelations that local telecom companies and other service providers disclosed personal information from nearly 800,000 customers in a single year, a practice that would be codified in two bills currently before Parliament.

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Laudable Aim, Questionable Law

Laudable Aim, Questionable Law

By | August 22, 2013 at 12:43 pm

Following the suicide of Halifax teenager Rehtaeh Parsons in April 2013, cyber-bullying has become the focus of a national debate in Canada. Nova Scotia’s Cyber-Safety Act was drafted with the laudable goal of preventing similar tragedies, but it raises difficult questions about the extent to which free expression can be monitored by well-intentioned legislators.

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