Wednesday, July 06, 2005

David Loukidelis speaks up on the past and future of privacy in Canada

The former Information and Privacy Commissioner of British Columbia has an essay on the "On the Identity Trail" blog in which he discusses the blurring lines between the private and public sectors, and law enforcement and national security:

blog*on*nymity - bloggin On the Identity Trail:

"Because my time working in privacy oversight is up I can't resist writing a piece that looks back, although I also hope to offer a forward-looking perspective on state co-option of the private sector. This is because when thinking about privacy developments over the last six years, I can't ignore the obvious, can't overlook signs that the state's power is being applied more and more to corral or recruit the private sector into surveillance activities...."

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