Moving Toward a Surveillance Society: Proposals to Expand "Lawful Access" in Canada

“Lawful Access” refers to the ability of law enforcement agencies to lawfully conduct surveillance and intercept or collection personal information of individuals, for example, by means of a search warrant. The proposal to expand “Lawful Access” is proving highly contentious in Canada.

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