Largely without public debate – and absent any new safeguards – we’ve become even more dependent on a technological ecosystem that is notoriously insecure, poorly regulated, highly invasive and prone to serial abuse.
How does surveillance impact your work as a writer? Share your experiences until June 20!
PEN Canada is joining CAJ and Ryerson University’s Centre for Free Expression to study the effects of mass surveillance on Canadian writers.
In the fourth instalment of Free Expression Matters, we look at surveillance in the Canadian context and examine how the activities of government agencies can threaten the digital privacy of Canadians.
PEN American’s international survey of nearly 800 writers in 50 countries finds that levels of self-censorship in established democracies are surprisingly close to those in authoritarian states and fledgling democracies.
In lead up to the first anniversary of the 13 Necessary and Proportionate Principles, PEN Canada joins a coalition of hundreds of organizations for a week of action against mass surveillance Sept. 15-19.
In 2000, Evan Solomon wrote on “The Power of the Internet” – and while that phrase may seem dated, the ideas and concerns he presented are just as relevant today.
An outline of existing laws Canadians can use to request details on the disclosure of their personal information.
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.
A letter to Canada’s major telecommunications companies asking them to disclose how, when, and why they share customers’ data with government officials